CDC Issues Public Health Warning for Fluoride Toothpaste: 40 Percent of Children Use potentially Dangerous Amounts of Toothpaste

Fluoride use is one of the main factors responsible for the decline in prevalence and severity of dental caries and cavities (tooth decay) in the United States (1). Brushing children’s teeth is recommended when the first tooth erupts, as early as 6 months, and the first dental visit should occur no later than age 1 […]

Shocking Study Shows Fracking Is Depleting US Drinking Water Sources at a Catastrophic Rate

According to a study conducted at Duke University revealed that hydraulic fracking is having a catastrophic impact on water supplies throughout the US. The findings of the study suggest that fracking is using far much more water than before, and putting a huge dent in the amount of drinkable water available in water supplies. Hydraulic […]

Study: Threshold for Harmful Chemicals in Drinking Water Lower than Thought

A government study found that chemicals found in drinking water around the country could pose risks to human health at lower levels than the government currently recognizes, potentially opening the door for more states to begin cleaning up or regulating the chemical. The report by a branch of the Office of Health and Human Services […]

New Study Examines Impacts of Fracking on Water Supplies Worldwide

Using hydraulic fracturing to extract oil and natural gas from shale is a common technique used worldwide. Because the technique requires large amounts of water, however, it raises the question of whether it could lead to water shortages or competition with other water uses, especially agriculture. In a new paper in the American Geophysical Union […]

Mexican Study Shows an Inverse Association between Fluoride Exposure and IQ in Children

OP V – 2 Prenatal fluoride exposure and neurobehavior among children 1–3 years of age in Mexico Author: Thomas D, Sanchez B, Peterson K, Basu N, Martinez-Mier EA, Mercado-Garcia A, Hernandez-Avila M, Till C, Bashash M, Hu H, Tellez-Rojo MM. Journal Name: Occupational & Environmental Medicine Publish Date: 03-18-2018 Abstract Background/aim Recent studies report an […]