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2014-06-25 16:26:23

NEW YORK, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists and professionals from around the world applaud the decision made by Israel Health Minister, Yael German, to end mandatory fluoridation in Israel to protect the health of Israelis and decry the political backlash she's received to reverse her scientifically sound decision, reports the Fluoride Action Network (FAN). The letter describes that: -- delivering medicine via the water supply is reckless -- swallowing fluoride...

2014-04-17 23:13:19

Concerned Bay Area residents held a march and rally to raise awareness about the risks of feeding babies formula mixed with fluoridated tap water. APEC Water understands that water fluoridation affects the health of people of all ages, and they recommend installing home water filters that can remove this additive. City of Industry, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 On March 22nd 2014, organizers at Clean Water California held a march and rally in downtown San Francisco urging local water...

2014-03-24 08:30:05

NEW YORK, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Babies risk dental fluorosis from unlabeled fluoride in infant foods, say researchers in General Dentistry, reports the New York State Coalition Opposed to Fluoridation (NYSCOF). Detectable fluoride levels, found in all 360 samples tested, is due to pesticides, fertilizers, soil, groundwater and/or fluoridated water used in processing, the researchers report. Foods containing mechanically de-boned chicken and turkey were highest...

2014-02-20 08:31:28

NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fluoride joins lead, arsenic, methylmercury, toluene, tetrachloroethylene, and other chemicals known to cause harm to brains, reports the Fluoride Action Network (FAN). Fluoride is newly classified as a developmental neurotoxin by medical authorities in the March 2014 journal Lancet Neurology. The authors are Dr. Philippe Grandjean of the Harvard School of Public Health and Dr. Philip Landrigan of the Icahn School of Medicine. The...

2014-01-30 00:20:41

NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Farm Bill that the House passed today and the Senate will vote on contains a provision that overrides a ruling by EPA that the toxic fumigant sulfuryl fluoride leaves unsafe levels of fluoride on food, reports the Fluoride Action Network (FAN). The aggregate dose that children receive from these residues along with the fluoride from other sources, including fluoridated water and dental products, exceeds EPA's safe reference dose...

2014-01-25 08:20:34

NEW YORK, Jan. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today is the 69(th) birthday of water fluoridation - the top public health blunder of all time, reports the New York State Coalition Opposed to Fluoridation, Inc. (NYSCOF) Instead of spreading less tooth decay across the land, fluoridation spread dental fluorosis (fluoride-discolored teeth) into every nook and cranny of America. Even though the CDC reports up to 60% of adolescents are afflicted with dental fluorosis, 51% of them have...

2013-10-15 23:02:25

Fluoride toxicity damage to teeth is a growing concern. Midtown Dentistry -leaders in fluoride dental damage repair - joined the debate by educating its patients about the topic. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Midtown Dentistry is a leader in educating, diagnosing and treating patients for Fluoride toxicity. Recently, this leading houston dental group has launched a patient awareness program to highlight the hidden dangers of fluoride. CHRONIC FLUORIDE TOXICITY There is concern...

2013-06-27 23:51:34

The Austin dentists and Round Rock dentists at Family Tree Dental Group want to help prevent the need for root canals by providing tips for a healthier mouth. Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Although the procedure is relatively painless, the root canal is often a feared dental healthcare operation. For years a cliched response to an unpleasant suggestion has been, "I'd rather have a root canal." Dr. Chad Denman, an Austin dentist / Round Rock dentist and co-founder of...

2013-03-13 23:03:08

The Austin Dentists at Family Tree Dental Group are Celebrating March´s National Nutrition Month by Sharing Important Food-Related Dental Healthcare Tips Austin, Texas (PRWEB) March 13, 2013 March is National Nutrition Month. The Round Rock and Austin dentists at Family Tree Dental Group want to help raise awareness about the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating habits. Not only does proper nutrition affect the overall body, but it plays a big role in...


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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'