Goodbye, Fluoridation?

We’re not exactly sure why a fluoride pump that broke three years ago has only now become news in Corpus Christi, but become news it has. According to the city’s Water Quality Manager, “the city hopes to have a new system installed in about two years.” Until then, no added fluoride. And if city officials …

When Plain Filtered Water Isn’t Enough

We get media releases. A lot of them. Like one that came in a couple weeks ago, which began: Mark it down in your calendar – August 3rd is National Watermelon Day!!! Have a slice or two or better yet, enjoy a refreshing watermelon flavored beverage from HINT water. Watermelon is the most luscious flavor …

Little Proof that Fluoride Is Effective for Kids 6 and Under, Says New JADA Study

Groups like the American Dental Association and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry just love fluoride, claiming that it is “effective” in preventing tooth decay. But thanks to a new review commissioned by the ADA Council on Scientific Affairs and published in their own journal, JADA, when it comes to children, they may need to start …

Fluoridation Follow-Up: Opposition Gaining Scientific Support

Via NewswireToday Old Bethpage, NY – Several cities, including 61 Nebraska cities, are voting on fluoridation this year. They should reject it because science tells us adding fluoride chemicals into tap water to reduce tooth decay is ineffective, harmful and a waste of money. Over 1300 additional professionals signed onto the Fluoride Action Network’s (FAN) …

Fluoridation: Low Benefit, High Risk Policy

Bravo, Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, for your recent statement of opposition to fluoridation, reprinted below.   The Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (CAPE) does not support fluoridation of drinking water for the following reasons: 1) The decline in caries in communities that are fluoridated has been highly significant – but …