High fluoride content in drinking water are not only causing skeletal damages but it is also causing non-skeletal damages including infertility and mental disorders.
Since the early 1970s, the city of Silverton has added fluoride to its drinking water.
But a group of local residents, led by Clint Simmons of Silverton, are not happy with the practice and would like to put a stop to it.
Water pollution continues to be an urgent issue in China
Northern China’s Hebei Province released a report on on July 23 showing that over 17 million residents there drink unsafe water, with over 5.7 million drinking water high in fluoride and brackish water.
The Italian government has failed to improve the quality of its drinking water, leaving people exposed to health risks from high levels of arsenic and fluoride, the European Commission said on Thursday.
The fluoride debate is changing, and fast, as more Americans are becoming aware of the known health risks of water fluoridation. City councils across the country are beginning to give their residents a choice when it comes to fluoridated drinking water, with many adding fluoridation measures to upcoming ballots.
Water is the source of life for all living things on this planet. However, it has become a breeding ground for pathogenic microorganisms and intestinal parasites in most developing countries. People around the world have heard the term “Montezuma’s revenge,” a common gastrointestinal illness caused by drinking unsanitary water in Mexico.
A leading cause of ADHD (attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder) and autism in children could be the hidden chemicals lurking in the foods we eat, the water we drink and the products we consume, says a new study recently published in The Lancet. Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) found that, among other things, the fluoride chemicals added to many public water systems in North America directly contribute to both mental and behavioral disorders in children.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today TRC Companies, Inc., TRC Environmental Corp. and Ravenswood Holdings Company, LLC (TRC) have signed an EPA consent order outlining work to be done to prevent releases of cyanide into soil and groundwater for a 2.7 acre site in Ravenswood, W.Va., where a former aluminum manufacturing facility deposited contaminated waste.
In the initial version of this article, we estimated that “over 200,000″ Americans drink water with 1.8 to 2.0 ppm. Based on data from the National Research Council, however, it appears that a more accurate estimate is “about 600,000.” We have changed our estimate accordingly.
Phoenix will not remove fluoride from the drinking water of 1.4 million residents, a subcommittee of City Council members decided Tuesday.
Amid shouts of protest, the Portland City Council voted unanimously Wednesday, in favor of adding fluoride to drinking water to fight tooth decay.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today announced the first-ever Microbial Risk Assessment (MRA) Guideline. This new MRA Guideline lays out an overarching approach to conducting meaningful assessments of the risks to Americans posed by pathogens in food and water.