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Latest Fluoride Stories

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...

2014-04-17 23:01:38

Personal Care Products commonly found in American homes may expose families to harmful chemicals. Topical BioMedics offers information and tips for making cleaner, greener, healthier choices. Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 On Earth Day--April 22, 2014--over a billion people from around the world will take action to keep the environment, their community, and their families healthy. With the focus on clean and green, Earth Day is a great time to evaluate personal care products and...

2014-04-10 11:15:33

The refrigerant R1234yf is being considered for use in air conditioning systems in cars. LMU chemists now show that, in the event of a fire, it releases the highly poisonous carbonyl fluoride, and urge that its safety be reassessed. According to EU guidelines, the new compound R1234yf should in future be used as the refrigerant in air-conditioning systems for automobiles. But the compound is inflammable, and LMU chemists have now shown that combustion of the cooling agent leads to the...

2014-03-25 20:20:46

DUBLIN, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7bzg3w/survey_of) has announced the addition of the "Survey of Fluorine Industry in China" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7bzg3w/survey_of ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) There is no doubt that fluorine industry has been one of the fastest developing and most promising chemical industries in...

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...

2014-02-28 23:32:39

Activists for Truth will lead a demonstration encouraging the Dallas City Council of 2014 to exercise their power to halt the addition of fluoride to the Dallas water. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The Dallas group Activists for Truth has taken on the mission to expose the truth about the dangers of ingesting fluoride. Their conclusions are derived in large part from Doctor Paul Connett’s book that has over 80 pages of references, The Case against Fluoride: How Hazardous Waste...

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...

2014-01-29 23:34:05

Request A Test has added new selections for Fluoride blood or urine testing to their online test menu. Brecksville, OH (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Request A Test, a leading national provider of direct to consumer lab testing, has expanded their test offerings to include blood and urine fluoride testing. Fluoride is a mineral which can be beneficial in healthy amounts but can cause serious health complications if a person is over exposed. Testing a person's fluoride levels can make...

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...

2014-01-08 12:23:56

LONDON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Fluoropolymer Market, By Type (PTFE, PVDF, FEP, Fluoroelastomers) & Application (Automotive, Electrical & Electronics, Chemical Processing, Industrial) - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018 Fluoropolymers are specialized polymeric materials witnessing strong market growth. This growth is driven by the end-user markets where fluoropolymers are extensively used owing to their...