fluoride : Definition, Usages, News and More

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f loorahyd

  • n  a salt of hydrofluoric acid

  • Hydrogen fluoride is regulated as a hazardous pollutant in emissions from chemical plants and has been linked to respiratory illness.
  • Failing that, many dentists paint stronger fluoride solutions on children's teeth once or twice a year.
  • Using the tactics often used successfully by other anti-fluoridation groups, the Advocates charged that fluoride is linked to cancer, thyroid disease and even attention deficit .
News & Articles

  • Fluoride vote couldn't be bought, even with a 3-to-1 cash advantage: Portland City Hall roundup
    With all receipts accounted for, it appears that the pro-fluoride campaign outspent their opponents by a 3-to-1 margin, only to lose by 20 points.
    June 13, 2013 - The Oregonian
  • Watertown city council discusses fluoride in water
    For months, Watertown City Council members have been weighing the pros and cons of adding fluoride to city water. The council met with the director of the state's Bureau of Dental Health Monday night to get their questions answered about on the advantages of the chemical. YNN's Carmella Mataloni was at the meeting and gives us a look at what both sides have to say about the issue.
    June 11, 2013 - YNN Syracuse
  • Aluminium Fluoride (CAS 7784-18-1) Market Research Report 2013
    DUBLIN, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x2ql6x/aluminium ) has announced the addition of the "Aluminium Fluoride (CAS 7784-18-1) Market ...
    June 10, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  • Anna Bligh in Brisbane Times
    While this rigorous investigation is being carried out, the fluoride dosing system at North Pine will remain offline,Ms Bligh said. "It will remain this way until the investigation is completed, and any necessary action that may be...
  • White in EurekAlert (press release)
    When fluoride gets into your bones, it stays there for years, and there is no established treatment for skeletal fluorosis,Whyte says. "No one knows if you can fully recover from it."
  • Dale Dougherty in Santa Rosa Press Democrat
    If it wasn't Wi-Fi, it would be fluoride,Dougherty wrote. "Something is needed to affix to their anxiety. I can only be glad that they weren't alive when the city decided on electrification a century ago."

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