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Oct 01, 2014, 10:59 ET

FluorideGate Deepens with Release of 2000 Pages of FOIA Documents

Emails released by freedom-of-information  requests reveal a too-close relationship among members of the Centers for Disease Control's Oral...

Sep 03, 2014, 09:10 ET

Legal Scholar: Is Fluoridation an Illegitimate Human Experiment?

 "The cessation of all compulsory water fluoridation schemes should be the goal of all public health agencies, ethical lawmakers and informed...

Mar 24, 2014, 09:20 ET

Study: Hidden Fluoride in Infant Foods Can Mar Babies' Teeth

Babies risk dental fluorosis from unlabeled fluoride in infant foods, say researchers in General Dentistry, reports the New York State Coalition...

Jan 25, 2014, 06:00 ET

FAILED: 69 Years of Water Fluoridation - Another Harmful Birthday

 Today is the 69th birthday of water fluoridation – the top public health blunder of all time, reports the New York State Coalition...

Jun 25, 2013, 11:11 ET

Is Fluoride "Brain-Drain" Damaging Generations of Children?

 Fluoride is one of 213 known brain-toxic chemicals that may lower the intelligence of generations of children, reports renowned physician and...

Jul 24, 2012, 08:44 ET

Harvard Study Finds Fluoride Lowers IQ - Published in Federal Gov't Journal

Harvard University researchers' review of fluoride/brain studies concludes "our results support the possibility of adverse effects of fluoride...

Apr 11, 2012, 11:54 ET

New Studies: Fluoridation Fails to Reduce Cavities in New York City and Nationally

New research shows that fluoride chemicals added to U.S. public water supplies are not reducing tooth decay as promoted and promised by government...

Dec 06, 2011, 16:01 ET

New York State may Waste Medicaid Dollars on Fluoridation

Pew Foundation to Force Fluoridation in NYS? The NYS Department of Health proposes to spend Medicaid funds on fluoridation equipment,...

Oct 05, 2011, 10:15 ET

Prominent Dentists Say Drinking NYC's Fluoridated Water is Risky

Breaking away from dental school dogma, more dentists are speaking out against fluoridation because fluoride chemicals, added to NYC's water supply...

Jul 25, 2011, 10:14 ET

FDA: Fluoride Supplements Never Found Safe or Effective

Sodium fluoride supplements "have not been found by FDA to be safe or effective," according to the U.S. National Library of Medicine's (NLM)...

Jun 21, 2011, 15:14 ET

New Study: Fluoride Can Damage the Brain - Avoid Use in Children

"The prolonged ingestion of fluoride may cause significant damage to health and particularly to the nervous system," concludes a review of studies...

Mar 30, 2011, 11:59 ET

NYS Health Officials Disregard Own Fluoride Cautionary Advice

In 1990, the New York State Department of Health (DoH) published a study, "Fluoride: Benefits and Risks of Exposure," alerting officials that...

Feb 24, 2011, 15:08 ET

Swallow Fluoride at Your Own Peril - Study Shows Risks without Benefits

Low-income children who consumed recommended fluoride doses have more fluoride-damaged teeth and high cavity rates, according to research published...

Jan 31, 2011, 10:05 ET

Popular Infant Juices Contain Too Much Fluoride, Research Shows

Commonly-consumed infant fruit juices contain fluoride, some at levels higher than recommended for public water supplies which can damage teeth,...

Jan 21, 2011, 08:40 ET

Heroic New York City Legislator Introduces Bill to Stop Fluoridation

On January 18, 2011, NYC Council Member Peter Vallone, Jr. introduced legislation (Int 0463-2011) "prohibiting the addition of fluoride to the...

Nov 01, 2010, 09:09 ET

Study Shows Fluoride from Tea & Toothpaste Weakens Bones

Fluoride consumption from tea and toothpaste damaged a woman's bones, report researchers in Osteoporosis International published online October 9,...

Sep 02, 2010, 09:48 ET

Study Links Fluoride to Pre-term Birth and Anemia in Pregnancy

Fluoride avoidance reduced anemia in pregnant women, decreased pre-term births and enhanced babies' birth-weight, concludes leading fluoride...

Sep 29, 2009, 09:27 ET

JADA Study Proves Fluoridation is Money down the Drain

Children's cavity rates are similar whether water is fluoridated or not, according to data published in the July 2009 Journal of the...

Apr 29, 2009, 08:55 ET

Another Study Links Fluoride to Bone Cancer

Blood fluoride levels were significantly higher in patients with osteosarcoma than in control groups, according to research published in Biological...

Mar 03, 2009, 11:12 ET

APHA Misleads Americans About Fluoridation

The American Public Health Association's (APHA) new Fluoridation Position Statement is based on many documents that neither support nor evaluate...