Aug 15, 2013
India's groundwater is flooded with fluoride
Fluoride is an acute toxin, with a rating slightly higher than lead. It is, in fact, one of the most bone-seeking elements known to human beings.
Daily ingestion of just 2 milligram (mg) of fluoride could result in crippling skeletal fluorosis after 40 years. Excess fluoride causes several diseases, like osteoporosis, arthritis, brittle bones, cancer, infertility in women, brain damage, Alzheimer's disease and thyroid disorders.
Is Fluoride "Brain-Drain" Damaging Generations of Children?
Fluoride is one of 213 known brain-toxic chemicals that may lower the intelligence of generations of children, reports renowned physician and 30-year brain researcher, Dr. Phillipe Grandjean in his new book, "Only One Chance: How Environmental Pollution Impairs Brain Development.")
Threat of fluorosis looms large over newly urbanized areas of Hyderabad
HYDERABAD: The newly urbanized areas of the ever-expanding city have a new threat hovering over them - fluorosis.
Fluoride Vote Gets Its Own Hitler Video
And so, in accordance with Godwin's Law , it has come to this. The furor over Measure 26-151 has resulted in a YouTube parody video in which Adolf Hitler rails against the destruction of his plan to fluoridate Portland's water.
Fluoridation opponents: 'We are not in a dental crisis'
A group against it took over the Last Thursday event, trying to convince voters to vote "no" on a May 2013 ballot measure.
Zia McCabe organized the rally. She said most European countries have dropped using fluoride in water because of health concerns ó and she says fluoride didnít help Vancouver dental health get any better until people there started using dental sealants and fluoride tabs.
Meanwhile, new statistics from the Oregon Department of Health shows that non-fluoridated Portland has a much lower tooth decay rate than most fluoridated cities.