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COMPULSORY WATER FLUORIDATION: JUSTIFIABLE PUBLIC HEALTH BENEFIT OR HUMAN EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH WITHOUT INFORMED CONSENT?
Extract: Most Americans are under the impression that compulsory water fluoridation is a safe and effective public health measure to fight tooth decay. Pro-fluoridation campaigns by the American Dental Association and the Department of Health and Human Services have ensured this perception, successfully obscuring the more disturbing reality that a significant number of leading scientists, medical and dental professionals, and educated members of the public continue to repudiate both the medical measure was originally alleged to benefit — children. Evidence suggesting that systemic intake of excess fluoride is linked to dental and skeletal fluorosis, endocrine disruption, hypothyroidism, bone cancer, and lowered IQ’s in children. It is not surprising that hundreds of U.S. and Canadian cities and towns have now opted to either reject or cease fluoridating their water supplies, joining over 97% of Europe and most of EPA’s decision was based on the 2006 report necessity and ethical legitimacy of compulsory water fluoridation…