Latest Water fluoridation in the United States Stories

2009-09-29 08:27:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children's cavity rates are similar whether water is fluoridated or not, according to data published in the July 2009 Journal of the American Dental Association by dentist J.V.

2009-04-08 09:14:00

NEW YORK, April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Traces of arsenic, copper, lead and other impurities were found in samples of chemicals used to fluoridate public water supplies between the years 2000 and 2006, reports the Centers for Disease Control.(1) Controversial fluoridation schemes are promoted by special-interest groups such as the American Dental Association which claims adding fluoride chemicals to public water supplies reduces tooth decay. Arsenic was detected in 43% of the 245...

2009-03-03 10:12:00

NEW YORK, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Public Health Association's (APHA) new Fluoridation Position Statement is based on many documents that neither support nor evaluate fluoridation's safety and/or effectiveness as it claims, (1) reports NYS Coalition Opposed to Fluoridation, Inc.

2008-08-27 12:00:55

NEW YORK, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the Fluoride Action Network (FAN), there is a crucial need for both parties to restore scientific integrity to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on several policies.

2008-08-15 03:00:33

By dave blackhurst Dental experts are reviving their efforts to add fluoride to North Staffordshire's drinking water. They have commissioned a feasibility study from Severn Trent to see if the chemical can be added and how much it will cost.

2008-07-31 09:00:47

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Paul Connett of FAN, +1-315-379-9200, paul@fluoridealert.org; or Karen Buck, CSE, +1-416-690-7593, karenbuck@rogers.com NEW YORK, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- New science indicating fluorides dangers to the brain and other organs will be presented by prominent fluoride research scientists during back-to- back conferences of the International Society for Fluoride Research (ISFR) and the Fluoride Action Network (FAN) in Toronto August 7- 11.

2008-07-23 03:00:35

By Bailey, W Barker, L; Duchon, K; Maas, W Water fluoridation has been identified by CDC as one of 10 great public health achievements of the 20th century.

2008-07-10 21:00:16

Nearly 70 percent of U.S. residents who get water from community water systems now receive fluoridated water, federal government officials said. The proportion of the U.S.

2008-07-10 15:00:31

CHICAGO, July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Mark J. Feldman, DMD, President, American Dental Association, on the CDC announcement that 70 percent of the U.S.

2008-06-25 09:02:50

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. _ The great American assault on tooth decay began here 63 years ago, earning Grand Rapids a special place in the annals of dental history: the first city in the world to fluoridate its public water system.

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