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Fluoride in water calcifies your arteries: study

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A major promoter of heart disease in the U.S. today could be a chemical that the government has been intentionally dumping into the water supply for decades on the premise that it prevents tooth decay. Fluoride, according to a new study published in the journal Toxicology, shows demonstrated cardiotoxic effects, which …

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Nestle gets control of town’s groundwater for up to 45 years

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Tea Party Republican Governor Paul LePage of Maine helped Nestlé secure a contract that gives Poland Springs, a Nestlé subsidiary, permission to take the small town of Fryeburg’s groundwater for the next 25 years for their own profit. The deal could stretch to 45 years due to built-in extensions. Today that …

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The major toxins in your water

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Clean, pure water is one of the greatest natural resources in the world. Every metabolic function depends on the presence of water. Cities are built around abundant supplies of water. There are many industrial toxins present in our municipal water sources that must be avoided. Water is absolutely necessary for …

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Cairns to halt water fluoridation (Australia)

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The Cairns City Council will remove fluoride from its water supply, saying it amounts to the “involuntary medication” of residents. But the council says it won’t be doing anything to determine if there’s broad community support for fluoridation to continue. “If people want to have access to fluoride, they need …

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Coca-Cola admits Dasani is really just ‘purified’ tap water

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As more and more people wake up to the dangers of fluoride, chlorine, pharmaceuticals, and the many other toxic compounds found in municipal water supplies, the market for bottled water has exploded. But in the process, some major food and beverage corporations have unwittingly begun peddling that very same tap …

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Australian media demands water supply be fluoridated

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Rupert Murdoch run media The Daily Telegraph, in Australia, has launched a major push for federal and state government to override local councils and fluoridate all water supplies. This is despite the growing scientific evidence and public backlash against fluoridation. Studies are showing that the sodium fluoride in the water supply is …

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Fluoridation may not prevent cavities, scientific review shows

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If you’re like two-thirds of Americans, fluoride is added to your tap water for the purpose of reducing cavities. But the scientific rationale for putting it there may be outdated, and no longer as clear-cut as was once thought. Water fluoridation, which first began in 1945 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and …

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Water on Earth is older than the Sun

Scientists have discovered that the life-giving water of Earth predates the formation of the Sun – and there could be a lot more of it out there. Water is essential to life on Earth and likely indicator for alien life as well, which is why so much of the world’s space missions and astronomical …

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Nestle’s wet dream: they mark up water 53 million percent

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The directors of Nestle must be breathing a sigh of relief as the world targets Monsanto with a barrage of negative publicity, global protests, and grassroots campaigns. While we’re all distracted by Monsanto’s GMO corruption of the food supply, Nestle is taking steps to profit off of the natural world with patents on breast milk …

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Official: Water complaints could be ‘act of terrorism’

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Residents who say children have become ill from drinking water says state is attempting to silence its critics. A Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation deputy director warned a group of Maury County residents that unfounded complaints about water quality could be considered an “act of terrorism.” “We take water …

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Toxic mine water accidentally released by EPA in Colorado

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A cloud of orange-brown, toxic mine water and sludge accidentally released by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is flowing down the Animas River through the hearts of towns in Colorado and New Mexico, and ultimately toward a lake in a national park. The water, described as an “unnatural” orange color and …

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Modern alchemy: scientists leach gold from water

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A small French start-up company is selling a technology with a hint of alchemy: turning water into gold. It does so by extracting from industrial waste water the last traces of any rare—and increasingly valuable—metal. “We leave only a microgramme per litre,” according to Steve van Zutphen, a Dutchman who …

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Fluoride in drinking water linked to thyroid problems

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Fluoride could be causing depression and weight gain and councils should stop adding it to drinking water to prevent tooth decay, scientists have warned. A study of 98 per cent of GP practices in England found that high rates of underactive thyroid were 30 per cent more likely in areas …

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DHS recommends to lower amount of fluoride in water

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a report recommending water fluoridation levels be lowered. The HHS released their final Public Health Service (PHS) for fluoride, calling for a change from the recommended 0.7 -1.2 milligrams per liter to a maximum of 0.7 milligrams of fluoride per liter of water. This is the first …

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Bottled water found to contain over 24,000 toxic chemicals

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Widespread consumer demand for plastic products that are free of the hormone-disrupting chemical bisphenol-A (BPA) has led to some significant positive changes in the way that food, beverage and water containers are manufactured. But a new study out of Germany has found that thousands of other potentially harmful chemicals are …

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The healing power of water

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Water is an element that we are very familiar with because it is found in nearly every place on Earth and is also a part of us. According to certain researchers, our bodies and planet Earth are made of roughly 70 percent water. Even though we are very familiar with …

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