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UK Against Fluoridation

Thursday, January 20, 2011

USA - Fluoride issue shows council failed to hear valid concern

Fluoride issue shows council failed to hear valid concern
January 20, 2011 2:00 AMA few months back, when Portsmouth resident Rick Horowitz suggested that the City Council study the use of fluoride in the city's drinking water, he was dismissed by the City Council and derided by some of the region's public health professionals.
What a difference a few months can make.
On Jan. 8, The Associated Press reported: "In a remarkable turnabout, federal health officials say many Americans are now getting too much fluoride because of its presence not just in drinking water but in toothpaste, mouthwash and other products, and it's causing splotches on children's teeth and perhaps more serious problems."
Detailing the more serious problems, AP reported: "The Environmental Protection Agency released two new reviews of research on fluoride. One of the studies found that prolonged, high intake of fluoride can increase the risk of brittle bones, fractures and crippling bone abnormalities."....................


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