U.S. Surgeon General Quietly Backpedaled on Water Fluoridation 5 Years Ago, Emails Reveal – Brenda Baletti, Ph.D. 4/1/24

Source: ChildrensHealthDefense.org

For more than seven decades, U.S. public health officials steadfastly supported water fluoridation, claiming the practice is a key strategy for maintaining and improving dental health.

Even today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) calls water fluoridation one of the “ten great public health achievements of the 20th century.”

However, internal email communications shared with The Defender suggest that as early as 2020, officials at the highest levels of the U.S. Public Health Service — the Office of the Surgeon General — were having second thoughts.

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EPA’s Final Witnesses Concede Fluoride’s Harm, Admit to Flaws in Key Study as Trial Closes – Brenda Baletti, Ph.D. 2/14/24

Source: ChildrensHealthDefense.org

A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) risk assessor admitted fluoride is neurotoxic at relatively low levels and the agency’s key expert witness on fluoride’s neurotoxicity conceded flaws in his own study as the landmark fluoride trial drew to a close on Tuesday.

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Fluoride Expert Squares Off Against EPA on Day 1 of Landmark Trial – Brenda Baletti, Ph.D. 2/1/24

Source: ChildrensHealthDefense.org

After a nearly four-year delay, federal Judge Edward Chen on Wednesday heard opening statements in a lawsuit seeking to compel the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to prohibit water fluoridation in the U.S. due to fluoride’s toxic effects on children’s developing brains.

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Kids Exposed to Fluoride Scored Lower on Cognitive Tests, Study Finds – Brenda Baletti, Ph.D. 11/7/23

Source: ChildrensHealthDefense.org

Children with chronic exposure to high levels of fluoride in drinking water made more errors on drawing and cognitive tests, according to a new pilot study by researchers at Tulane University.

The study, which linked fluoride exposure and cognitive impairment, was published in the November-December issue of the peer-reviewed Neurotoxicology and Teratology journal.

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Researchers Hid Data Showing Fluoride Lowers Kids’ IQs, Emails Reveal – Children’s Health Defense 5/30/23

Source: ChildrensHealthDefense.org

A team of pro-fluoride researchers led by California’s dental director intentionally omitted data from a study seeking to undermine the forthcoming National Toxicology Program (NTP) report linking fluoride exposure to neurodevelopmental damage in children, according to documents released last week.

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Report Linking Fluoride to Lower IQ in Children Made Public After CDC, HHS Tried to Block It – Children’s Health Defense 3/16/23

Source: ChildrensHealthDefense.org

The National Toxicology Program (NTP) on Wednesday released a draft report linking prenatal and childhood fluoride exposure to reduced IQ in children, after public health officials tried for almost a year to block its publication.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) initially blocked the NTP from releasing the report, according to emails obtained via a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request.

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Censored Review on Fluoride’s Toxicity Will Soon Be Made Public – TheLastAmericanVagabond 2/20/23

Source: TheLastAmericanVagabond.com

Attorneys with the Fluoride Action Network and the U.S. government have agreed to the release of a censored report on the toxicity of fluoride, the latest development in the ongoing Fluoride lawsuit.

After numerous delays, and intervention by Assistant Health Secretary Rachel Levine, the U.S. National Toxicology Program’s review of Fluoride’s toxicity will soon be released to the public. The move is the latest development in the nearly decade-long legal battle between the Fluoride Action Network, Food and Water Watch, Organic Consumers Association, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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