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|1/21/2016 - Many dentists and fluoride advocates tout the benefits of fluoride by saying that it's great for teeth, cavity prevention in particular. Furthermore, they often maintain that it's not harmful to your health and is naturally occurring, so no worries about the fluoride that shows up in your drinking water....|
|1/11/2016 - Thanks to emerging research, the health effects connected to water fluoridation are finally being acknowledged by the mainstream media as being, at the very least, controversial and most likely damaging.
For over 65 years, the federal government has told us that water fluoridation is good for our...|
|11/16/2015 - A new documentary exposing the ugly truth behind the phosphate fertilizer industry will soon be available on DVD. The film, titled Fluoride: Poison on Tap, features testimony from dozens of professionals who are extremely knowledgeable about the harmful effects of fluoride, including Natural News Editor...|
|11/4/2015 - Opponents of water fluoridation have finally earned a victory in the fight against fluoride! San Marcos, Texas, a college town located just 25 miles south of Austin, voted to stop adding the industrial toxin hydrofluorosilicic acid to the water yesterday with overwhelming support.
The votes in favor...|
|10/28/2015 4:02:26 PM - In San Marcos, TX, there is a Charter Amendment on the ballot, Proposition 1, which ends fluoridation entirely, and there's a large grassroots effort that has been mobilized to see this through. The vote is on November 3, and early voting is happening right now. If you are a resident of San Marcos,...|
|9/26/2015 - Austinites were met with disappointment yet again when the Public Utilities Commission failed to take action on a resolution to end water fluoridation, as Councilman Don Zimmerman was the only member who motioned for the initiative to be heard by the Austin City Council.
The August 19 meeting was...|
|7/31/2015 - Leading the charge to protect America's children against fluoride damage, the Fluoride Action Network (FAN) has launched a nationwide billboard campaign to inform parents, legislators, and health authorities about the need to immediately stop artificially fluoridating public water.
More than 270...|
|7/17/2015 - Water fluoridation is a hot topic these days as the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently lowered their recommendation for fluoride in public water supplies, inducing a change in policy across the nation as communities scramble to update their fluoride-dispersing equipment.
|6/15/2015 11:14:11 AM - As with many cities, water fluoridation has become an emotionally charged topic in Austin, Texas, as doctors, scientists, activists and members of the community continue to push back against the city's long-time practice of medicating the public against their will.
Hydrofluorosilicic acid, industrial...|
|6/15/2015 11:13:56 AM - The presentation of more than 50 pages worth of scientific reviews and studies detailing the adverse health impacts of water fluoridation wasn't enough to persuade the Public Utilities Commission to urge Austin City Council to stop the controversial practice.
On Wednesday June 17, a quorum of the...|
|4/16/2015 - Water fluoridation may cause hypothyroidism at levels dramatically lower than the maximum level allowed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), according to a new study conducted by researchers from the University of Kent and published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health,...|
|2/13/2015 2:05:21 PM - Perseverance, passion and tenacity are three characteristics needed to change the status quo. Luckily, a coalition of activists dedicated to ending water fluoridation has all three of those virtues, and then some.
Nearly one year ago today, local activists stood before the Austin City Council protesting...|
|1/28/2015 - Wednesday, January 28, 2015, is a date that anti-fluoridation activists in Dallas, Texas -- and perhaps around the nation-- are eagerly awaiting. It's the date that City Hall officials are expected to decide whether or not fluoridation of the public water works will continue.(1)
|7/29/2014 - The sodium fluoride added to U.S. water supplies is contaminated with the toxic elements lead, tungsten and aluminum, a Natural News Forensic Food Labs investigation has revealed. Strontium and uranium were also found in substantial quantities in some samples, raising additional questions about the...|
|5/4/2014 - The American Dental Association (ADA) publishes a booklet titled Fluoridation Facts, the prior edition of which claimed, "Water fluoridation is practiced in approximately 60 countries." Phone calls to the ADA headquarters showed that, while the ADA insisted this was true, they could not provide a list...|
|5/1/2014 - Dallas, the ninth-largest city in the country, is teetering on a huge victory for public health pending four more City Council members agreeing to end water fluoridation.
So far, three council members, including Sheffie Kadane, Scott Griggs and Jennifer Staubach Gates, have stood up to the practice,...|
|4/21/2014 - The corporate medical/dental cabal has always insisted that it was important for the general public to use toxic fluoride because, they claim, it is a good protector of teeth. But now, the British government has run out of excuses in pushing fluoride on its population, because it has taken to forcing...|
|12/31/2013 - Hollywood has always been ready to make fun of fluoridation opponents whenever the need was felt. The fluoride opposition has grown stronger in the last few years, so once again a Hollywood script pokes fun at people trying to stop water fluoridation. NBC's Parks and Recreation November "Fluoride" episode...|
|12/19/2013 - Things are heating up on the fluoride front as states and municipalities all across the country rethink their official water fluoridation policies. According to the Fluoride Action Network (FAN), some 16 pieces of legislation across nine states were introduced or passed just within the past year to...|
|11/27/2013 - An outstanding ban on artificial water fluoridation has been upheld in the Australian coastal town of Byron Bay, located in New South Wales, following a heated encounter among local residents, scientists, dentists and city officials. The Fluoride Action Network reports that the Byron Shire Council ultimately...|
|9/16/2013 - Israel's Ministry of Health has made a bold ruling against artificial water fluoridation, reversing more than 15 years of forced poisoning via public water supplies in the Middle Eastern country. A recent announcement by Israel's Supreme Court has declared that a 1974 law permitting -- and a later 1998...|
|9/9/2013 - Another victory has been won in the fight to protect the public against water supplies intentionally poisoned with artificial fluoride chemicals, this time in Woodland, Washington, a city located just 30 miles north of Portland, Oregon. As reported by The Daily News online, the Woodland City Council...|
|7/29/2013 - As more information comes to light about fluoride poisoning across the country, connections between the chemical and weight gain are garnering attention. A known suppressor of the thyroid gland, fluoride is a major player in the rampant increase of obesity. But the toxicity of fluoride is subtle and...|
|7/19/2013 - The cat is out of the bag. Those artificial fluoride chemicals that are added to municipal water supplies all across America are deadly. They also do little, if anything, to prevent tooth decay when ingested. And no amount of gerrymandering by corrupt politicians and the conventional dental industry...|
|5/23/2013 - Voters in Portland, Oregon solidly defeated a city-wide water fluoridation measure yesterday, with 60% of the voters saying "NO!" to the practice of adding toxic fluoride chemicals to the water.
The result is a huge victory for www.CleanWaterPortland.org and all the men, women and children of Portland...|
|5/9/2013 - Portland Oregon voters are now voting to decide if they want to start adding fluoride to their pristine water supply. "Health Kids, Health Portland" is the campaign website designed to convince voters they should vote for fluoridation. These are some of the false statements found on that website.
|4/27/2013 - Taking a page from national political parties and federal lawmakers, an Oregon group trying to convince Portland residents to approve adding fluoride to the city's drinking water has taken to buying off key constituencies for their support. It seems like all aspects of American government are for sale...|
|2/6/2013 - Nearly 200,000 Australians have been released from the medical slavery that is artificial water fluoridation thanks to a major governmental policy change. The Liberal National Party (LNP) government of the Australian state of Queensland has not only cut $14 million of funding that had previously been...|
|2/4/2013 - If you went up to the average person on the street today and tried to explain that most Americans drink, bathe in, and wash their dishes and clothes in an industrial waste product that is linked to causing endocrine disruption and cancer, you might be labeled a loon. But this is exactly what millions...|
|10/27/2012 - Roughly 85,000 fewer people living in North America will be forced to drink and bathe in fluoridated water, thanks to four recent community victories preventing or overturning water fluoridation mandates. The towns of O'Fallon, Missouri; Rosetown, Saskatchewan; Lake View, Iowa; and Cassadaga, New York...|
|9/19/2012 10:39:47 PM - First and foremost the most extensive and complete website about the atrocities of fluoridation is Dr. Paul Connett's, www.fluoridealert.org.
Hawaii, with the exception of the military bases, is perhaps the only state that does not subject their residents to the fluoridation, toxic waste chemicals.
|8/3/2012 - Milwaukee alderman Jim Bohl wanted to stop fluoridation in his city. But he had to settle for a compromise. The city's aldermen recently voted to reduce the fluoride level from 1.1 to .7 parts per million. .7ppm is the proposed lower level for fluoridation from the U.S. Department of Health and Human...|
|6/24/2012 - The year before water fluoridation began in the United States, the entire dental profession recognized that fluoride was detrimental to dental health. In fact, in 1944 the Journal of the American Dental Association reported that using between 1.6 and 4 ppm (parts per million) fluoride in water would...|
|6/6/2012 - Water fluoridation has become quite the hot-button political issue in America today, especially as the pro-fluoride establishment is increasingly being forced to address the myriad of emerging scientific evidence highlighting the dangers of fluoride. But many city officials and legislators continue...|
|4/13/2012 - Dover Air Force base in Maryland stopped adding fluoride to their water system in 2007. In 2010 they reported this in their water quality report. After this knowledge became public the Air Force issued new orders three months later that forced the base to restart fluoridation. The news could also have...|
|3/29/2012 - In 2006 the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the American Dental Association (ADA) finally admitted what dental researchers had been saying for many years. If powdered infant formula is prepared with fluoridated water infants are put at increased risk of a developmental disturbance called fluorosis....|
|3/25/2012 - The latest community to stop poisoning its water supply with toxic fluoride chemicals is Bourbon, Indiana. According to The Pilot News, the town council recently voted unanimously to stop lacing the water supply with the known neurotoxin after conducting much research on the subject, and after learning...|
|2/21/2012 - New Jersey is one of the few U.S. states where the vast majority of its residents are not forcefully medicated with fluoride chemicals via their water supplies. Only about 20 percent of New Jersey residents, in fact, are exposed to fluoride in water, which makes it the fourth least fluoridated state...|
|12/26/2011 - The year 2011 just might go down in history as the year that initiated the end of artificial water fluoridation. Nearly three million people living in 37 different North America communities will no longer be forcibly medicated with synthetic fluoride chemicals via their public water supplies, thanks...|
|11/12/2011 - Residents of the Massachusetts coastal city of Amesbury have successfully defeated a measure that would have restored a policy to once again begin adding sodium fluoride chemicals to the city's water supply. In a vote of 1,677 to 1,352, 55 percent of area residents declared to city officials and to...|
|10/28/2011 - For 44 years, the town of Palmer, Ak., has been fluoridating its water supply, which is sourced from natural wells in the area. But thanks to concerted public outcry and growing momentum in Alaska and elsewhere to end the practice, the Palmer City Council has officially passed an ordinance repealing...|
|10/10/2011 - The Fluoride Action Network (FAN), a nonprofit group dedicated to ending the practice of artificial water fluoridation, has created an official petition aimed at putting a stop to federal government support of fluoridation, and eventually ending the harmful practice altogether. But in order to get an...|
|10/2/2011 - The article which originally appeared here has been removed because it is no longer aligned with the science-based investigative mission of Natural News. In late 2013 / early 2014, Mike Adams (the Health Ranger), editor of Natural News, transitioned from outspoken activist to environmental scientist....|
|10/1/2011 - A city of roughly 100,000 people and home of Texas A&M University, College Station, Tex., is definitely no backwoods town. In fact, Money magazine named the city, which is located in a metropolitan area populated with more than 200,000 people, the 11th most educated city in the US. And now that city...|
|9/26/2011 - Efforts to get more communities in the UK fluoridated appear to be failing, as a recent decision by officials in Southampton, a city roughly 80 miles southwest of London, refused a proposed water fluoridation plan. In a 2 - 1 decision, city officials ultimately sided with opponents of the plan who insisted...|
|9/17/2011 - The days of artificial water fluoridation truly are numbered, and this has been made even more evident by yet another prominent group that has come out in strong opposition to the heinous practice. The Fluoride Action Network (FAN), a truth about fluoride advocacy group, reports that the League of United...|
|9/14/2011 - Perhaps 2011 will go down in history as the year marking the eventual end of water fluoridation, when so many cities and towns across the US removed it that the rest had no choice but to ride the momentum and follow suit. WSMV-TV in Nashville, Tenn., reports that officials in Hohenwald, a town just...|
|5/17/2011 10:44:42 AM - As a result of a year-long public outcry against water fluoridation in Austin, TX, the City Council held its second public meeting on the issue May 18, which attracted a standing-room only crowd.
Water fluoridation is a policy endorsed by numerous global health organizations, most notably the American...|
|5/7/2011 - On April 18, Atlanta civil rights leaders called for an end to Georgia's mandatory water fluoridation practices April on the grounds that it negatively and disproportionately impacts the health of black families and the poor.
Andrew Young, former U.N. Ambassador and former Atlanta Mayor, along with...|
|4/20/2011 - A recent Chinese study concluded that low dose sodium fluoride in drinking water diminishes IQ, especially among children. This is the twenty-fourth such international study with the same conclusion. Sodium fluoride has also been linked to reduced fertility and lower sperm counts.
Other health issues...|
|3/10/2011 - Fluoride is a commonly known product, which is generally understood to be a cavity-fighting ingredient. Those that use this product tend to consider this a gift of modern science. It's in our toothpaste, our drinking water, various bottled drinks, pesticides and pharmaceuticals. It's taken for granted...|
|3/1/2011 - In the wake of the recent recommendation made by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to lower water fluoridation levels from the 1.2 parts per million (ppm) upper threshold to 0.7 ppm, the legislature of the state of Arkansas has decided to mandate that all cities and communities...|
|2/14/2011 - Calgary, Canada, with a metropolitan population of well over one million, will no longer lace its water supply with toxic fluoride. After much heated debate from both sides, the Calgary city council voted 10 - 3 to stop adding the hazardous chemical byproduct of the aluminum and phosphate fertilizer...|
|2/11/2011 2:29:20 AM - This scam starts as follows: the CDC (Centers For Deceit Control and Procrastination) in their Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report of August 17, 2001/Vol 50/ No. RR-14 entitled "Recommendations for Using Fluoride to Prevent and Control Dental Caries in the United States, says on page 4, 5th paragraph,...|
|1/6/2011 - There's good news on the fluoride front in New York City this week, but your help is needed there (and also in San Diego). Councilor Peter Vallone is introducing a bill to the New York City Council that would end fluoridation in NYC. We need help from all our New York City readers to support this effort...|
|9/8/2010 - The Green Party of Canada recently passed a resolution within its ranks that seeks to end water fluoridation in Canada. The party plans to introduce and support legislation that will outlaw fluoridation in Canada at the federal level, effectively overriding any and all local mandates that say otherwise.
|9/1/2010 - Fluoridation of public water supplies offers no meaningful health benefit, according to a new study comparing cavity rates in two different Ontario provinces.
"Fluoridation is no longer effective," said Hardy Limeback, head of the University of Toronto's preventive dentistry program. Considering...|
|6/2/2010 - Municipalities all across America are currently dripping fluoride chemicals into their public water supply, dosing over a hundred million Americans with a chemical that they claim "prevents cavities."
What's interesting here is that this biological effect of "preventing cavities" is a medical claim,...|
|6/16/2009 - This article has been removed|
|8/18/2008 - Canadian children are ingesting too much cavity-fighting fluoride and it can ruin their teeth. U.S. children ingest even more fluoride but no such sound advice is evident from U.S. officials. To avoid fluoride-induced yellow and tan discolored teeth (moderate dental fluorosis), fluoride chemicals injected...|
|8/17/2008 - The United Kingdom's Health Secretary says that fluoridation of the water supply is needed to fight tooth decay among poor children, a move opposed by many health advocates.
"Fluoridation is carried out by water companies in violation of their customers' human right to refuse consent to any medical...|
|3/22/2007 - Whenever a faucet is turned on, the question looms as to the safety of the water that flows out of it. The practice of water fluoridation is a controversial issue which affects families around the world. The Union of Concerned Scientists has called for a moratorium on water fluoridation until an independent...|
|3/14/2007 - Plans to increase the fluoride in Southern California water systems may have negative effects on the development of infants' teeth when fed with formula. The American Dental Association has warned that increased amounts of fluoride in water systems may cause infants to grow up with teeth that appear...|
|3/9/2006 - The Green Party has slated controversial plans to fluoridate water supplies, claiming that there are many significant questions over fluoride's safety and effectiveness.
Following government bidding, health chiefs around the country are currently deciding whether to adopt fluoridation as their preferred...|
|2/28/2006 - "In about 60% of 2000 referenda held in the U.S. since 1950, fluoridation has been voted down." -- Zev Ramba, Washington Bureau Editor of AGD Impact (the publication of the Academy of General Dentistry). Quoted in the Chemical & Engineering News (8/1/88).
"Avoid a referendum. The statistics are that...|
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|8/8/2004 - The First Citizens' Conference on Fluoride was recently held in Canton, New York, and it revealed some astonishing new research about the dangers of fluoride and why the current political position on fluoridation of public water supplies is based on fraudulent science.
The fluoridation of public...|
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