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Jun 29, 2016, 13:41 ET Investigation Finds Widespread Failure by Texas Regulators to Notify Residents of Toxic Fluoride Levels

Texas water systems with high levels of naturally occurring fluoride failed to warn consumers about the hazards of fluoride-contaminated water for...


May 18, 2016, 13:18 ET Petition Asks FDA to Remove All Unapproved Fluoride Supplements from Market

 The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a "Warning Letter" that orders a manufacturer of fluoride drops and tablets to...


Apr 21, 2016, 14:30 ET Prominent MD Joins Chorus Demanding Feds Investigate Fluoridation

Prominent physician, Mark Hyman, MD, author of 9 New York Times best-selling books and a Huffington Post medical editor warns that swallowing...


Feb 25, 2016, 06:55 ET Calgary Fluoride Study Fatally Flawed; Key Data Omitted

A recently published study concludes that tooth decay rates in Calgary, Alberta, have increased because of the city's decision to scrap its...


Feb 11, 2016, 14:27 ET Fluoride in Water Worsens US Lead Crisis

While the nation focuses on the catastrophic health effects caused by Flint Michigan's lead-poisoned drinking water, fluoride chemicals are still...


Sep 30, 2015, 11:47 ET New report reveals Feds never protected communities of color from water fluoridation: FAN calls for better alternative.

Fluoride Action Network (FAN) has delivered a 100-page report to the Environmental Justice Interagency Working Group entitled "Water Fluoridation...


Sep 01, 2015, 10:05 ET With Science against them, CDC Promotes Fluoridation with PR, Says FAN

Science continues to report the potential for significant adverse effects from the obsolete practice of water fluoridation, reports the Fluoride...


Mar 03, 2015, 10:27 ET New US Study Links Fluoridation to ADHD

"Artificial water fluoridation prevalence was significantly positively associated with ADHD prevalence," according to research published in...


Feb 18, 2015, 15:29 ET NYS Governor is Misled About Fluoride Safety By Health Department and Schuyler Center, Says Fluoride Action Network

Legislation in NY Governor Cuomo's budget chips away at local governments' ability to stop fluoridation (proposal "M") instigated by...


Aug 20, 2014, 09:59 ET Israel Outlaws Water Fluoridation

 The Jerusalem Post has reported[1] that Israel's Minister of Health has not only ended mandatory fluoridation (as reported earlier) but...


Feb 20, 2014, 07:59 ET Fluoride Newly Identified as Dangerous to Brains

 Fluoride joins lead, arsenic, methylmercury, toluene, tetrachloroethylene, and other chemicals known to cause harm to brains, reports the...


Jan 29, 2014, 22:37 ET Kids to get more brain-damaging fluoride thanks to Dow's lobbyists

 The Farm Bill that the House passed today and the Senate will vote on contains a provision that overrides a ruling by EPA that the toxic...


Oct 18, 2013, 12:37 ET Politics, Power and Misinformation Bullied City to Resume Fluoridation

 Struggling to balance the budget, 2 years ago, the Brooksville, Florida, City Council voted unanimously to stop fluoridation to ease the tax...