Water Fluoridation News
Florida County Pulls Fluoride From Drinking Water
Florida’s Pinellas County commissioners have voted to stop adding fluoride to drinking water — a public health effort proved to reduce cavities in kids and tooth decay in adults. The 4-3 vote reneges the fluoridation policy adopted by the County in 2004, which is still...
Florida County Pulls Fluoride From Water
Florida’s Pinellas County commissioners have voted to stop adding fluoride to drinking water — a public health effort provef to reduce cavities in kids and tooth decay in adults. The 4-3 vote reneges the fluoridation policy adopted by the County in 2004, which is still...
ABC News Update
when I'm Dan Cutler in New York unemployment for December fell to its lowest level in nineteen months but the reasons for that drop all good. ABC's John through the numbers. A mixed jobs report portrays a stubborn sluggish economic recovery but President Obama saw the silver lining. We know these
New Fluoride Recommendations Buck Decades-Old Dental Health Practices
After decades of touting the importance of fluoride, federal officials now say that many Americans may be getting too much of a good thing. For years, parents have heeded their dentists' warnings and had their children take fluoride supplements or use fluoride toothpaste, in addition to whatever
Excerpt: 'Bottled & Sold' By Peter H. Gleick
With tap water safe and abundant in the U.S., Peter H. Gleick looks at why so many Americans drink their water from plastic bottles -- many of which end up in massive landfills. Gleick, recipient of a MacArthur fellowship and president of the Pacific Institute for Studies in Development,
Acid Drinks Blamed for Increase in Tooth Erosion
SATURDAY, May 9 (HealthDay News) -- People's teeth are wearing away at a faster rate than ever, dissolving under a blistering acid attack that they've brought on themselves, dental experts say. Dental erosion -- the loss of the protective enamel on teeth -- is reportedly on the increase in the
Ragweed Central: The Worst-Ranking Fall Allergy Capitals
To the allergy-free person, red eyes and stuffy noses may look like mild discomforts amplified by whiners and drug companies. But for the victims of outdoor allergies, the dreaded pollen of spring and fall can drive people to desperate measures. "People are struggling with allergies so much that
Health Tip: Bottled or Tap?
(HealthDay News) -- Depending on where you live, the water that comes from your tap can be just as safe as bottled water. But in some people, common pollutants found in tap water can pose a greater health hazard. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services offers this list: People with a