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January 2018 Ruling on Fluoride Petition to EPA

When the EPA tried to deny the Citizen’s Petition filed by the Fluoride Action Network, IAOMT and other groups, a complaint was filed, and a judge ruled in favor of FAN, the IAOMT, and others. Follow this link to read more: http://fluoridealert.org/wp-content/uploads/tsca.1-5-18.opposition-brief-to-epa-motion-to-limit-record.pdf

January 2018 Ruling on Fluoride Petition to EPA2018-01-22T12:37:28+00:00

Harvard Study Confirms Fluoride Harms Brain Development

The results of the first ever US government funded study of fluoride and IQ have just been published. A team of researchers found a statistically significant association between fluoride exposure in women during pregnancy and a lowering of IQ in their children, reports the Fluoride Action Network. The study was published in Environmental Health Perspectives by scientists [...]

Harvard Study Confirms Fluoride Harms Brain Development2018-01-27T11:29:46+00:00

Top Ten Reasons to Oppose Water Fluoridation

There are many reasons to oppose water fluoridation, including safety concerns and health risks. Reason #1 to Oppose Water Fluoridation: Fluoridation is a violation of the individual’s right to informed consent to medication.  Within a community water supply, fluoride is being added to the water of everyone, even if some people do [...]

Top Ten Reasons to Oppose Water Fluoridation2018-05-07T12:26:08+00:00

Citizen’s Petition on Fluoride to the EPA

In November 2016, the IAOMT joined the Fluoride Action Network and other groups to petition the EPA regarding the neurotoxic risks posed by fluoride chemicals in drinking water under Section 21 of TSCA. Click here to read the detailed citizen’s petition.

Citizen’s Petition on Fluoride to the EPA2018-01-22T11:54:41+00:00

2014 Review of Physiological Effects of Fluoride Ingestion

ScientificWorldJournal.  2014 Feb 26;2014:293019. doi: 10.1155/2014/293019. eCollection 2014. Water fluoridation: a critical review of the physiological effects of ingested fluoride as a public health intervention. Peckham S, Awofeso N. Abstract Fluorine is the world's 13th most abundant element and constitutes 0.08% of the Earth crust. It has the highest electronegativity of all elements. Fluoride is [...]

2014 Review of Physiological Effects of Fluoride Ingestion2018-01-22T12:35:03+00:00

Choi et al, 2012: Developmental Fluoride Neurotoxicity: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Developmental Fluoride Neurotoxicity: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Anna L. Choi, Guifan Sun, Ying Zhang, Philippe Grandjean Abstract Background: Although fluoride may cause neurotoxicity in animal models and acute fluoride poisoning causes neurotoxicity in adults, very little is known of its effects on children’s neurodevelopment. Objective: We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of published [...]

Choi et al, 2012: Developmental Fluoride Neurotoxicity: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis2018-01-22T12:28:33+00:00

Why We Doubt the Benefits of Swallowing Fluoride

Paul Connet, of the Fluoride Action Network, writes a concise review of one important side of the case against community water fluoridation:  It doesn't prevent tooth decay! View Article: Why We Doubt the Benefits of Swallowing Fluoride

Why We Doubt the Benefits of Swallowing Fluoride2018-01-22T12:25:49+00:00

Overdosing the Babies With Water Fluoridation

On August 20, 2007, the Water Quality and Operations Committee of the Metropolitan Water District of Los Angeles held a public commentary meeting.  They had decided back in 2003 to fluoridate the water for the 18 million people in their supply area, but had yet to implement that decision.  One of the people who commented was Kathleen [...]

Overdosing the Babies With Water Fluoridation2018-01-22T12:24:58+00:00

IAOMT Position on Fluoridation

In IAOMT's ongoing examination of the toxicological data on fluoride, the Academy has made several preliminary determinations over the last 18 years, each concluding that fluoride added to the public water supply, or prescribed as controlled-dose supplements, delivers no discernible health benefit, and causes a higher incidence of adverse health effects. View Article: IAOMT Position [...]

IAOMT Position on Fluoridation2017-10-24T15:17:29+00:00

National Research Council Review of Drinking Water Standards for Fluoride

FLUORIDE IN DRINKING WATER: A Scientific Review of EPA’s Standards published 2006 A 400 page report that reviews all the knowledge up to that time concerning the effects of fluoride in drinking water on organs, tissues and susceptible human populations. This report predates most of the publications that demonstrate negative effects of ingested fluoride on [...]

National Research Council Review of Drinking Water Standards for Fluoride2018-01-22T11:57:00+00:00