More good news this week from Consumers for Dental Choice: the US Mercury Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee has called for the phase-out of dental amalgam. The Committee is part of an international effort to prepare a global, legally binding treaty on mercury. According to an email from Charlie Brown, National Counsel of CDC and President of […]
The February 2011 issue of Biosis, our quarterly newsletter, is now online. In this issue: JoAnne’s Motivational Minute: Music/Magic “When you’re stressed, music can help soothe. When you’re tired, it can pep you up. Music can make you laugh as easily as it can make you weep. It can even help you heal.” Dr. Verigin’s […]
Late last month, the Second Session of the World Mercury Treaty negotiations was held in Chiba, Japan. The World Alliance for Mercury-Free Dentistry (WAMFD) – a coalition of consumer organizations from around the globe – was there to advocate for a provision to phase out mercury fillings. Charlie Brown, National Counsel of Consumers for Dental […]
More from last month’s FDA hearing on dental amalgam: For more clips from the hearing, see mercurymatters’s YouTube channel.
Here’s the latest email from Charlie Brown of Consumer’s for Dental Choice, following up on December’s FDA dental mercury hearing and giving another call to action to prompt the FDA to do the right thing: At the end of the two day hearing to evaluate the safety of amalgam, FDA’s own scientific panel […]
Marie Flowers tells her story of mercury poisoning in powerful testimony at last month’s FDA dental amalgam hearings:
AGrinberg/Flickr Earlier this week, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its plan to propose a rule requiring all dentists to separate mercury from all amalgam waste – something currently recommended by the EPA but only required in 12 states and a handful of cities. The measure aims to reduce the amount of mercury entering […]
Maybe someday, we’ll laugh just as much when we see things like this headline: