RECENT SCIENTIFIC STUDIES
Fluoride as a Developmental Neurotoxin
Mundy, W., et al., “Building a Database of Developmental Neurotoxicants: Evidence from Human and Animal Studies,” available at http://www.epa.gov/ncct/toxcast/files/summit/48P%20Mundy%20TDAS.pdf and http://cfpub.epa.gov/si/si_public_record_Report.cfm?dirEntryId=200234&CFID=51336720&CFTOKEN=99148414
Fluoride, Dental Fluorosis and IQ
NHANES data, summarized in correspondence from Nadine Gracia, Office of the Asst. Secretary for Health, HHS, to Dora Hughes, HHS, April 27, 2011. http://fluoridealert.org/wp-content/uploads/stockin-foia.may-2015.pdf, p. 65-66.
Beltrán-Aguilar E.D., et al., “Surveillance for Dental Caries, Dental Sealants, Tooth Retention, Edentulism, and Enamel Fluorosis-United States, 1988–1994 and 1999-2002” MMWR 54(03);1-44, Table 23 (August 26, 2005).
Fluoride and the Thyroid Gland
National Research Council, Fluoride in Drinking Water A Scientific Review of EPA’s Standards, at p. 262 (The National Academies Press 2006).
Peckham S, et al., “Are fluoride levels in drinking water associated with hypothyroidism prevalence in England? "GP practice data and fluoride levels in drinking water" J. Epidemiol Community Health 0:1–6 (2015).
Fluoride and the Prevention of Tooth Decay
Centers for Disease Control, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), “Recommendations for Using Fluoride to Prevent and Control Dental Caries in the United States” 50(RR14);1-42 (August 17, 2001).
Fluoride and ADHD
LAY PRESS ARTICLES AND BOOKS
- "Fluoridation May Not Prevent Cavities, Scientific Research Shows" http://www.newsweek.com/fluoridation-may-not-prevent-cavities-huge-study-shows-348251
- "Water Fluoridation Linked to Underactive Thyroid" www.newsweek.com/water-fluoridation-may-increase-risk-underactive-thyroid
- "The Toxins that Threaten Our Brains" http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2014/03/the-toxins-that-threaten-our-brains/284466/
- "Water Fluoridation Linked to Higher ADHD Rates" www.newsweek.com/water-fluoridation-linked-higher-adhd-rates-312748
- "What Do We Know About Fluroide?" http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2012/02/what-do-we-know-about-fluoride/252683/
- "ONLY ONE CHANCE: HOW ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION IMPAIRS BRAIN DEVELOPMENT -- AND HOW TO PROTECT THE BRAINS OF THE NEXT GENERATION" BY PHILIPPE GRANDJEAN
- "Why do Reasonable People Doubt Science?" by Joel Achenbach, March 2015 National Geographic entitled THE WAR ON SCIENCE http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2015/03/science-doubters/achenbach-text