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Lack of fluoridation puts ABQ at bottom again - Albuquerque Journal

Sat, 2017-06-24 00:02

Lack of fluoridation puts ABQ at bottom again
Albuquerque Journal
AS A practicing dentist who lives and works in our community, I would like to clear up some of the misinformation surrounding supplemental water fluoridation. Fluoride is not a medicine. It is a naturally occurring mineral that, here in Albuquerque, is ...

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Letter: Fluoride's effectiveness, safety long proven - Gloucester Daily Times

Fri, 2017-06-23 15:57

Letter: Fluoride's effectiveness, safety long proven
Gloucester Daily Times
I feel it essential that I respond again to another letter to the editor on May 31 (“Pushing back on fluoride”) that reacted negatively to my letter on May 16 (“In defense of Moulton, fluoride”). I would like to again attempt to put this issue in ...

It remains unclear where Council stands on fluoridation - Nipawin Journal

Fri, 2017-06-23 09:09

Nipawin Journal

It remains unclear where Council stands on fluoridation
Nipawin Journal
At the moment it is unclear as to where Nipawin Town Council sits on a proposal to fluoridate town water. Council defeated a motion to hold a referendum on the issue, which would have occurred during a by-election scheduled for September 2017. During a ...

Embrace Varnish: Timed-release fluoride varnish for superior caries prevention - Dentistry IQ

Thu, 2017-06-22 12:55

Dentistry IQ

Embrace Varnish: Timed-release fluoride varnish for superior caries prevention
Dentistry IQ
Community water fluoridation is the single most effective public health measure to prevent tooth decay.(1) Early studies of Grand Rapids, Mich., fluoridated water demonstrated a decrease in tooth decay by 60% in babies and 40% in adults.(1) Today ...

Sifting through sea of 'evidence' on fluoride - Bega District News

Thu, 2017-06-22 01:17

Bega District News

Sifting through sea of 'evidence' on fluoride
Bega District News
On the other side, vehement opposition to water fluoridation claims everything from fluoride causing low IQ in children, Down's syndrome, obesity and even cancer. Candelo's Kate Burke has been digging into the evidence trotted out by both sides and ...

Water authority hears opposing sides on flouride - Albuquerque Journal

Wed, 2017-06-21 22:02

Albuquerque Journal

Water authority hears opposing sides on flouride
Albuquerque Journal
Resident Mark Jurich shows a chart with statistics from the World Health Organization that suggests there is no difference in the rate of tooth decay among countries that fluoridate their water and those that do not. (Jim Thompson/Albuquerque Journal).

Fluoride to be removed from water in Battlefield - KY3

Wed, 2017-06-21 21:28

KY3

Fluoride to be removed from water in Battlefield
KY3
Battlefield's water district made a final decision on it last night, deciding to get rid of it once and for all, but the debate is far from over. Signs all across the city of Battlefield are vivid reminders of how divided the community is over whether ...

Sarnia City Council notebook - Sarnia Observer

Wed, 2017-06-21 16:01

Sarnia Observer

Sarnia City Council notebook
Sarnia Observer
Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley wants the province to take a hard stance on fluoride in water. “It would be much better if they decided across the province,” he said Monday, as council weighed and voted down a motion to craft a bylaw calling for removal of ...

Public can sound off on fluoride in water - Albuquerque Journal

Tue, 2017-06-20 22:35

Public can sound off on fluoride in water
Albuquerque Journal
The board will hear a staff presentation about fluoridation and public comment at 5 p.m. at the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Government Center, One Civic Plaza, basement chamber. The board will take no action today on the issue. On Aug. 23, the board ...

Continue to educate yourself on fluoride - The Durango Herald

Tue, 2017-06-20 16:44

Continue to educate yourself on fluoride
The Durango Herald
Thank you to those involved in the effort to alert Durango citizens to the dangers of long term water fluoridation. I would encourage all citizens, young and old, to check out discoveries about this long-standing practice in the past ten years ...

Letter: Doing the homework on fluoride - Gloucester Daily Times

Mon, 2017-06-19 08:45

Letter: Doing the homework on fluoride
Gloucester Daily Times
In response to Richard C. Gardner's letter (”In defense of Moulton, fluoride,” May 15) it is unfortunate the Times omitted the urls to two letters carbon-copied to Congressman Seth Moulton. They included more than 100 scientific citations. However, if Dr.

Health Ministry Confirms Bill Enables Mandatory Fluoridation - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Sun, 2017-06-18 15:16

Health Ministry Confirms Bill Enables Mandatory Fluoridation
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
“The intent of the Bill is to enable the extension of fluoridated areas” says the Ministry's document responding to submissions to Select Committee on the Fluoridation Bill. “The Minister can require DHBs to consider fluoridation through the existing ...

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Health Minister should resign over fluoridation | Scoop News - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Thu, 2017-06-15 17:04

Health Minister should resign over fluoridation | Scoop News
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
The Democrats for Social Credit Party (DSC) wants Health Minister Jonathan Coleman to resign over his advocacy of poisoning drinking water supplies with ...

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Fluoridation referendum a no go - Nipawin Journal

Thu, 2017-06-15 09:10

Nipawin Journal

Fluoridation referendum a no go
Nipawin Journal
Nipawin Town Council took a few weeks to decide if holding a referendum on the fluoridation of water would be in the best interest of residents in the area. Councillor Ray Serack says he spoke to people in town who wanted Council to decide for them.

FULL STORY: Water Authority votes to add fluoride to Meadville's water - Meadville Tribune

Thu, 2017-06-15 05:08

Meadville Tribune

FULL STORY: Water Authority votes to add fluoride to Meadville's water
Meadville Tribune
Board members John Fulmer and Hal Tubbs, who voted against fluoridation, and Dennis Finton, who voted in favor, had announced their positions prior to the meeting, leaving board President Tim Groves and Mark Gildea as the only undecided votes.

Meadville authority to vote on water fluoridation today - Meadville Tribune

Wed, 2017-06-14 04:57

Meadville authority to vote on water fluoridation today
Meadville Tribune
It is also fluoridation decision day for the members of the Meadville Area Water Authority board of directors. The board will hold a special meeting with the sole purpose of voting on whether to fluoridate the water MAWA supplies to customers in ...

MP&W receives award for 50 years of water fluoridation - Muscatine Journal

Tue, 2017-06-13 18:10

Muscatine Journal

MP&W receives award for 50 years of water fluoridation
Muscatine Journal
Russell said water fluoridation is one of the biggest public health successes of the 20th century, and the award is designed to give public utility companies “a sense of pride that they are complying with one of the top 20 public health achievements in ...

Skibbereen to host US expert on fluoride at public meeting - Southern Star Newspaper

Tue, 2017-06-13 04:55

Southern Star Newspaper

Skibbereen to host US expert on fluoride at public meeting
Southern Star Newspaper
Expanding on this body of knowledge generated in recent years, Mr Waugh is currently researching the linkages between water fluoridation, fluoride intake in infancy and asthma, developmental and behavioural disorders, metabolic and reproductive ...

Peel's request for fluoride toxicity tests still unanswered by Ontario government - Brampton Guardian

Mon, 2017-06-12 15:36

Brampton Guardian

Peel's request for fluoride toxicity tests still unanswered by Ontario government
Brampton Guardian
Last February, the region sent a letter to the province asking for the tests and requested the government assume responsibility for administering municipal water fluoridation in Ontario. Ministry of Health officials, contacted by Metroland Media ...

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Public weighs in as Meadville water fluoridation vote looms - Meadville Tribune

Mon, 2017-06-12 05:06

Meadville Tribune

Public weighs in as Meadville water fluoridation vote looms
Meadville Tribune
The five-member Meadville Area Water Authority board will vote on water fluoridation at 10 a.m. Wednesday at a special meeting at the Lew Davies Community Center, 1034 Park Ave. The meeting is open to the public. With the vote fast approaching, forces ...