Navigation Links
Physicians' Group Rejects Fluoridation
Date:10/8/2008

NEW YORK, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Fluoridation of drinking water is scientifically untenable, and should not be part of a public health initiative or program," says the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (CAPE) in a new published statement.

CAPE is Canada's leading voice on environmental health issues.

Against a backdrop of intense opposition to the fluoridation of public drinking water in several communities in Alberta, Ontario and Quebec, CAPE asserts:

A) fluoridation is unlikely to be the cause of the cavity decline in Europe and North America,

B) the potential for fluoride's adverse effects is real, and

C) current evidence points in the direction of caution.

Paul Connett, PhD, Executive Director, Fluoride Action Network says, "CAPE joins a growing list of environmental health experts who have called for an end to the fluoridation of public drinking water.

They include:

• Vyvyan Howard, MD, PhD, President, International Society of Doctors for the Environment

• Ken Cook and Richard Wiles, Environmental Working Group

• Lois Gibbs, Center for Health, Environment, and Justice

• Joseph Mercola, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

• Theo Colborn, PhD, co-author, "Our Stolen Future"

• Sam Epstein, MD, Chairman, Cancer Prevention Coalition

• The current and six past Presidents of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology

• Board of Directors (2007), American Academy of Environmental Medicine

• FIVE Goldman Prize winners.

These are among over 1800 professionals who have signed a statement calling for an end to fluoridation worldwide. See: http://www.FluorideAlert.org/professionals.statement.html.

According to Connett, "Citizens facing well-financed efforts to fluoridate their communities need to know that US governmental agencies (particularly the CDC) are ignoring the voluminous body of scientific evidence on the adverse effects of fluoride. The National Research Council of the National Academies published a landmark report on these effects in 2006. More than 2 years after its release, CDC and fluoridation promoting agencies in Australia, Canada, Ireland, Israel, New Zealand and the UK act as if this report was never published. We urge communities to reject fluoridation proposals until promoters can provide a rational scientific response to fluoride's dangers, which includes 23 peer-reviewed and published studies indicating that fluoride can lower children's IQ. Fluoridation exposes infants to 250 times the level of fluoride in human breast milk. That is reckless."

CAPE's statement is online at http://fluoridealert.org/cape.html

For more information, visit http://fluoridealert.org


'/>"/>
SOURCE Fluoride Action Network
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Access to Physicians Is Consumers Highest Priority When Choosing a Health Plan, According to New Study
2. Maternity Care Doctors to Call for Renewal of MCARE Abatement Fund, Address Growing Shortage of Maternity Care Physicians
3. Physicians Health Choice Hires Blue Clover as Agency of Record
4. Mediplay Makes Marketing More Profitable For Physicians
5. University Physicians Healthcare (UPH) Selects Broadlane to Provide Comprehensive Supply Chain Services
6. El Camino Hospital Selects ITelagen for Multimillion-Dollar Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Initiative; Program Will Offer More Than 100 Participating Physicians State-of-the-Art Service and Support
7. The Marketing Doctor LLC Has Brought Together the Medical Field and the Entertainment Industry to Create Celebrity Status for Physicians Who Deserve It
8. Fresh Medical Industry News Reveals Earnings & Productivity Changes For Physicians
9. Commonwealth Medical Group Physicians to Join Aurora Health Care
10. Give the Providers What They Want: Two Physicians Share Ways Their Facilities Have Improved Provider Satisfaction
11. UK Physicians Fear New Revalidation Procedures Will Reduce Morale, Decrease Time with Patients and Belittle GP Professionalism, According to New TNS Healthcare Research
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... First Choice Emergency Room , the ... Ogunleye, as the Medical Director of its new Mesquite-Samuell Farm facility. , “We ... new Mesquite location,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Dr. Calvin ... injury. Recently, he has implemented orthobiologic procedures as a method for treating his ... of the first doctors to perform the treatment. Orthobiologics are substances that orthopaedic ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Conventional wisdom preaches the benefits of ... of the latter, setting the bar too high can result in disappointment, perhaps even ... progress toward their goal. , Research from PsychTests.com reveals that behind ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Those who have experienced ... feelings, many turn to unhealthy avenues, such as drug or alcohol abuse, as a ... has released tools for healthy coping following a traumatic event. , Trauma sufferers tend ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Marcy was in a crisis. Her son James, eight, ... at his family verbally and physically. , “When something upset him, he couldn’t control his ... it. He would throw rocks at my other children and say he was going to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... 24, 2016  Arkis BioSciences, a leading innovator ... more durable cerebrospinal fluid treatments, today announced it ... funding is led by Innova Memphis, followed by ... private investors.  Arkis, new financing will accelerate the ... market release of its in-licensed Endexo® technology. ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016 Any dentist who has made an ... current process. Many of them do not even offer this ... and high laboratory costs involved. And those who ARE able ... such a high cost that the majority of today,s patients ... Parsa Zadeh , founder of Dental Evolutions Inc. and ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 Roche (SIX: RO, ... clearance for its Elecsys BRAHMS PCT (procalcitonin) assay as ... or septic shock. With this clearance, Roche is the ... fully integrated solution for sepsis risk assessment and management. ... bacterial infection and PCT levels in blood can aid ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: