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2014-09-15 12:24:50

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Studies showing fluoride can lower IQ are just the tip of the iceberg in fluoride/neurotoxicity research, according to evidence presented by attorney Michael Connett, Fluoride Action Network's (FAN) Special Projects Director at the 5th Annual FAN Conference on September 6, 2014. Public health officials never considered brain effects before instigating fluoride's addition to water supplies starting in 1945, attempting to reduce...

2014-09-02 16:25:28

Press Conference Friday, September 5, 11 am in DC NEW YORK, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New evidence indicating that EPA should lower its safe fluoride level goal in public drinking water systems to zero, will be presented by former EPA senior risk assessment scientist, William Hirzy PhD, at the Fluoride Action Network's (FAN) 5th Citizens' Conference and Lobby Day on Fluoride, September 5 - 8, at the Crystal City Hyatt Regency Hotel in Crystal City, VA. A press...

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...

2014-05-27 08:29:31

NEW YORK, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent New Zealand study published in the American Journal of Public Health, which claims to exonerate a link between fluoride and lowered IQ, is scientifically flawed and reveals blatant examiner bias, says the Fluoride Action Network (FAN). The study's co-author, pro-fluoridation activist and dentist Jonathan Broadbent, claimed: "Our findings will hopefully help to put another nail in the coffin of the complete canard that...


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