iOS app Android app

Fluoride

The Danger of MIS-Reasoning About Risk

David Ropeik | Posted 04.22.2014 | Green
David Ropeik

Fluoride causes cancer. Childhood vaccines cause autism. Climate change is a hoax. Where do all these patent mistruths come from?

Fluoride or the Fox in the Henhouse

G. Benjamin Bingham | Posted 11.17.2013 | Impact
G. Benjamin Bingham

Fluoride, the alleged main ingredient in the Syrian chemical weapons arsenal, is a chemical by-product and is the same ingredient that is dumped in most U.S. big city water supplies. Leave this, in the ground where it belongs

Fluoride Loosens Bacterial Grip On Tooth Enamel

| Posted 07.23.2013 | Healthy Living

By Karen Hopkin (Click here for the original article and podcast) Fluoride helps fight cavities. That's why it's in our drinking water and toothpa...

John Celock

GOP Group Wants City To Ban Fluoride In Drinking Water To Preserve Legislators' IQs

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.16.2013 | Politics

A Republican group in Kansas wants Topeka city officials to remove fluoride from the city's drinking water in order to preserve the intelligence of le...

Harvard Study Confirms Fluoride Reduces Children's IQ

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 03.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

At least when it comes to topical application, you have a choice. You can easily buy fluoride-free toothpaste and mouthwash. But you're stuck with whatever your community puts in the water, and it's very difficult to filter out of your water once it's added.

Last-Minute Gift? Think Vermont

Peter Mandel | Posted 02.21.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Even if you haven't ever been to Vermont, you've got some Green Mountains in your mind. I know you do. There's that image of a town with candles in windows. There are those trees tapped for sugaring. And there's that swirling nighttime snow.

Portland Approves Adding Fluoride To Water

AP | STEVEN DUBOIS | Posted 11.12.2012 | Healthy Living

PORTLAND, Ore. — The City Council approved a plan Wednesday to add fluoride to Portland's water, meaning Oregon's biggest city is no longer the ...

Fluoride Debate Heats Up

Posted 09.12.2012 | Healthy Living

The flouride debate is heating up, as several American cities consider banning it from the water supply. Opponents of flouride say it's toxic and bad ...

The Hidden Dangers of Drinking Water

Dr. Susanne Bennett | Posted 09.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susanne Bennett

These countless microorganisms and toxins in tap water can contribute to allergy symptoms and disease. Removing these chemicals from your drinking water will significantly reduce your internal toxic load and may improve your body's natural ability to deal with allergy symptoms.

Five Products Facing Consumer Backlash

Wallet Pop | Ian N. Nguyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Consumer history is littered with products, gadgets and items that consumers love to love, only to later hate them. Remember margarine, the Atkins Die...

Beware of Chemical Miracle Cures of Any Sort: Fluoride, A Case Study...Sort Of.

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

This is not a Harvard Business School Case study; it's a Maria's Farm Country Kitchen case study. Which means I tell it like it is! About 50, maybe e...

Fluoride Water Causing Teeth Spots

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ATLANTA — In a remarkable turnabout, federal health officials say many Americans are now getting too much fluoride because of its presence not j...

Poison at the Tea Party

Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang

In their zeal to live free from outside interference, the tea parties are shooting at the wrong target. They would be right to be angry with an oil i...

The Health Hazards Of Water Fluoridation (VIDEO)

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

Amazingly, the United States is only one of eight countries in the entire developed world that fluoridates more than 50 percent of its water supply.

The Chemical Marketplace Series -- Drinking It In: Is Fluoride Good for You?

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

With nearly 200 million Americans drinking fluoridated tap water these days, is it time to ask ourselves, do we really need the fluoridation?

Mouth Health: Fluoridated Water, Good or Bad?

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

I'm not a fan of inserting a chemical into our water that most of us simply don't need to help the few that won't help themselves.

BELLAIRE, OHIO WATER CONTAMINATED: 40 Pounds Of Acid Dumped In City's Water Supply

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BELLAIRE, Ohio — Water service for thousands of residents returned to normal Tuesday, a day after the system was flushed to remove hydrochloric ...