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On Dublin’s anti-austerity march with The Girl Against Fluoride (photos)

TO Dublin for the March against austerity. We spotted Aisling Fitzgibbon, aka ‘The Girl Against Fluoride’, strip off outside Leinster House to highlight the cost of the addition of chemicals including fluoride to the water supply. She and her associates have beautiful smiles. Well, fluoride does make you stupid. You can read how here


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Activists supporting Aisling Fitzgibbon aka 'The Girl Against Fluoride' strip off outside Leinster House to highlight the cost of the addition of chemicals including fluoride to the water supply as trade union members march through Dublin City Centre in opposition to Austerity. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday November 24, 2012. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire


Posted: 24th, November 2012 | In: Money, Reviews | Comment

New Jersey kids fed breast cancer drugs and fluoride

THEY’VE been feeding the kids Tamoxifen in Chatham, New Jersey. It’s a breast cancer medication. And the good news is that none of the children has breast cancer. The other news is that the authorities had meant to give the young minds chewable fluoride tablets to stave off tooth decay:

“Fortunately, it’s very unlikely that this specific drug would cause any serious or adverse effects when used for only a short periods of time,” said Daniel Hussar, a professor with the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at the University of the Sciences.

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Posted: 4th, March 2012 | In: Reviews | Comment

Fluoride Damages American Teeth And Makes You Stupid, Maybe

THE fluoride in drinking water is harming the teeth of American children. So says the US Government. It wants the amount of fluoride reduced.

But if it isn’t and damage has already been done, will there be an American generation with British teeth? Well, no. Kelli and Brad will get their gnashers capped with the stuff they use to coat the space shuttle’s belly and then coloured in with Tipp-Ex.

But what about the UK? In 2008, then Health Secretary Alan Johnson called for fluoride to be added to England’s water supplies. He then did as all arse-covering politicians must and called for a big debate. No decision would be made until… Well, when? When are all the facts ever known? And then who makes the final decision if not the elected head who has access to research and vested interest groups?

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Posted: 7th, January 2011 | In: Key Posts | Comment (1)