April 26, 2015


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Water Fluoridation Linked to Higher ADHD Rates

By Douglas Main, Newsweek.com 10-Mar-2015 – New research shows there is a strong correlation between water fluoridation and the prevalence of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, in the United States. It’s the first time that scientists have systematically studied the relationship between the behavioral disorder and fluoridation, the process wherein fluoride is added to [...]

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L’EAU FLUORÉE EST NOCIVE, CONCLUT UNE ÉTUDE

Par: Charles Côté, La Presse, 24-février-2015 – La fluoration augmenterait le risque de contracter une maladie de la glande thyroïde. L’ajout de fluorure dans l’eau du robinet augmente les risques de contracter une maladie de la glande thyroïde, selon une recherche parue hier dans le Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. L’ajout de fluorure dans [...]

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Health Unit Backs Fluoride Bill

By: Matt Villeneuve, BayshoreBroadcasting.ca, Owen Sound, Ontario 02-Feb-2015 –  MOH supports provincial legislation making fluoridated drinking water mandatory. The Grey-Bruce Health Unit is an advocate for fluoridated drinking water, and the Medical Officer of Health supports provincial legislation to make it mandatory. Doctor Hazel Lynn and the Board of Health supported the resolution from the Windsor-Essex [...]

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World Health Organization’s advice based on weak evidence, Canadian-led study says

By: Tom Blackwell, National Post, Canada 01-Feb-2015 – In the confusing and fast-changing world of medicine, few voices carry as much weight as that of the World Health Organization. But a new, Canadian-led analysis takes a poke at that reputation, concluding the UN agency often makes strong recommendations on how to treat or prevent illness [...]

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Terrace council hears pitch for fluoride-free future

By: Josh Massey, Terrace Standard, Terrace, BC 26-Jan-2015 – The following are several of the items that were addressed at the regular Terrace council meeting last night: * With Prince George voting by referendum last year to stop adding fluoride to the municipal drinking supply, local Terrace resident Barry Prince decided to request again that Terrace [...]

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Health Unit supports call for fluoridation

By: Sun Times, Owen Sound, ON 26-Jan-2015 – The Grey Bruce Health Unit is supporting a recommendation to require fluoridation of all municipal water systems, as long as the province funds such upgrades. At its meeting on Friday, the Grey-Bruce Board of Health passed a motion supporting the recommendation by the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit [...]

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Voters say no to fluoride

By: Arthur Williams, Prince George Citizen, Prince George, BC 15-Nov-2014 – Prince George residents rejected public water fluoridation in a referendum on Saturday. With the preliminary results in from all polling stations, 10,171 people voted no to the question “The City of Prince George currently fluoridates its water supply. Are you in favour of the City [...]

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Three P.Eng. Letters Regarding Municipal Water Fluoridation Practice

Engineering Dimensions, November/December, 2014. Three Letters Regarding Municipal Water Fluoridation Practice – The Effects of Fluoridation (page 72) Letter By: Chris Gupta, P.Eng., London, Ontario. A Bigger Issue (page 72-73) Letter By: Vladimir Gagachev, P.Eng., Mississauga, Ontario. Need For PEO Action Plan (page 73-74) Letter By: Gerry Cooper, P.Eng., Toronto, Ontario.   click to read [...]

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End secrecy around prescription drugs: Editorial

The Star.com, Published on September 11, 2014 – Health Canada needs to clean up its shameful cult of institutional secrecy and make findings public as the American Food and Drug agency does. It’s a prescription for disaster. Some Canadian pharmaceutical companies have sold drugs they knew were defective — putting patients at possible risk. Others [...]

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Cornwall council to decide on fluoride issue

By: Greg Peerenboom, Cornwall Standard Freeholder, Cornwall, Ontario 09-Sep-2014 – Cornwall city council can’t brush off the fluoride additive issue any longer. Council is expected to decide whether to spend $250-$300,000 to upgrade water fluoridation equipment at the city’s water purification plant. The use of fluoride in municipal water systems has been a hot topic [...]

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