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2011-08-12 00:00:02

On August 9, 2011, California Attorneys at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik filed a lawsuit on behalf of Southern California citizens against the Metropolitan Water District of SoCal, alleging MWD selected and delivered a hydrofluosilicic acid drug through their water that was never approved for safety and effectiveness. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 10, 2011 Alleging willful misrepresentation and deceptive business practices by Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, in the...

2011-08-10 09:10:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alleging willful misrepresentation and deceptive business practices by Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, attorneys for citizen/consumers from San Diego, Los Angeles and Ventura Counties filed a lawsuit in the public interest of millions of consumers in Southern California, citing that MWD of SoCal has made claims of safely and effectively treating and preventing dental disease in recipient consumers, while selecting and delivering...

2011-08-09 00:00:27

Dr. Joseph Mercola and the Fluoride Action Network are pairing up during this week-long event to help increase awareness of the dangers of fluoride. Hoffman Estates, IL (PRWEB) August 08, 2011 During the week of August 8th-13th, Dr. Joseph Mercola is launching "Fluoride Awareness Week," with in-depth newsletters and interactive articles on various fluoride topics. "In a nearly unprecedented about-face, U.S. health officials recently admitted that Americans are getting too much fluoride, "...

2011-08-02 14:26:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A paper in the Journal of Dental Research by dentist Chester Douglass and colleagues, "An Assessment of Bone Fluoride and Osteosarcoma," (7/28/11) claims to show no association between fluoride bone levels and osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer. However, Douglass' study has serious scientific flaws and is incapable of disproving a previous study (Bassin et al., 2006) which linked water fluoridation to osteosarcoma, reports the Fluoride...

2011-07-28 18:14:00

The International and American Associations for Dental Research have released in its Journal of Dental Research a study that investigated bone fluoride levels in individuals with osteosarcoma, which is a rare, primary malignant bone tumor that is more prevalent in males. Since there has been controversy as to whether there is an association between fluoride and risk for osteosarcoma, the purpose of this study, titled "An Assessment of Bone Fluoride and Osteosarcoma," was to determine if bone...

2011-07-28 12:00:00

CHICAGO, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study in the Journal of Dental Research finds bone fluoride levels are not associated with osteosarcoma, a rare bone cancer more prevalent in males. A team of researchers from Harvard University, the Medical College of Georgia and the National Cancer Institute analyzed hundreds of bone samples from nine hospitals over an eight-year period from patients with osteosarcoma and a control group to measure fluoride levels in the bone....

2011-07-25 09:14:00

NEW YORK, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sodium fluoride supplements "have not been found by FDA to be safe or effective," according to the U.S. National Library of Medicine's (NLM) website, reports the New York State Coalition Opposed to Fluoridation, Inc. (NYSCOF). Routinely prescribed to children in non-water-fluoridated communities, sometimes even in fluoridated areas, sodium fluoride drops, lozenges and "vitamins" are meant to reduce tooth decay. Before testing was...

2011-07-22 08:51:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tooth decay remains a health care problem that touches people of all ages. Many communities could benefit greatly and reduce tooth decay significantly by implementing nature's cavity fighter, fluoride. The past 65 years of scientific studies prove that fluoridation of community water supplies is safe, strengthens teeth and helps prevent cavities by making tooth enamel harder and more resistant to acids. It is effective in...

2011-06-21 14:14:00

NEW YORK, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The prolonged ingestion of fluoride may cause significant damage to health and particularly to the nervous system," concludes a review of studies by researchers Valdez-Jimenez, et al. published in Neurologia (June 2011), reports New York State Coalition Opposed to Fluoridation, Inc. (NYSCOF). The research team reports, "It is important to be aware of this serious problem and avoid the use of toothpaste and items that contain fluoride,...

2011-06-21 13:37:00

NEW YORK, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The prolonged ingestion of fluoride may cause significant damage to health and particularly to the nervous system," concludes a review of studies by researchers Valdez-Jimenez, et al. published in Neurologia (June 2011), reports New York State Coalition Opposed to Fluoridation, Inc. (NYSCOF). The research team reports, "It is important to be aware of this serious problem and avoid the use of toothpaste and items that contain fluoride,...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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