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Dental Amalgam in the News

Dentists face waste 'hurdle'

The Times (subscription) - 3 days ago
Dental amalgam, a mixture of mercury, silver, tin and copper used for fillings, will be the main use for mercury in Europe once the last permitted industrial process is banned at the end of this...

Factsheet: Limiting Mercury Pollution

Natural Resources Defense Council - 3 weeks ago
The rule will reduce the annual discharge of mercury by 5.1 tons (as well as other metals in dental amalgam by 5.3 tons) to publicly owned wastewater treatment plants. While dental offices are not a...

White House Ices Energy, Environmental Rules Pending Review

Bloomberg BNA - 4 weeks ago
15, to require 103,000 dental clinics to use dental amalgam separators to capture mercury from fillings prior to discarding them down sewer drains. The pre-rule, which USDA sent Jan. 18 for...

Environmentalists Fight to Reinstate Mercury Rule – Courthouse ...

Courthouse News Service - 3 weeks ago
MANHATTAN (CN) – Hours after his inauguration, President Donald Trump issued a directive that led the Environmental Protection Agency to pull back new ...and...

Civil society calls for ban on dental amalgam

European Environmental Bureau (press release) - 3 months ago
Europe will imminently decide the fate of dentistry's most controversial procedure: the use of mercury-based dental fillings, known as amalgam. It is condemned as a risk for “secondary...

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Fluoride

Parsons begins process to return fluoride to water

Parsons Sun ... - 1 day ago
The city of Parsons will apply for a grant that would help restart fluoridation of the public water...

Anti-fluoride group granted Supreme Court appeal | Radio New ...

Radio New Zealand - 1 day ago
A group opposing the fluoridation of South Taranaki's water supply has been granted a hearing in the Supreme...

UNC Dentist: Science Supports Fluoride in Water

Chapelboro.com - 13 hours ago
Southern Orange County residents are concerned about fluoride in the water after the Orange Water and Sewer Authority water treatment plant shut down earlier this month after an accidental release of...

Fluoride back in debate

The West Australian - 3 days ago
An American anti-fluoride advocate is coming to Kununurra as residents push to stop the introduction of increased fluoridation in the town's water supply. Paul Connett, a former chemistry...

Preference deals could see Fluoride Free WA rep in Upper House

The West Australian - 6 days ago
An alliance between micro-parties and independents could result in the election of aFluoride Free WA representative in the Upper House from fewer than 1000 votes, electoral analysts believe. The...

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Drug Addiction

The truth about opiate addiction in Baltimore

Baltimore Sun - 14 hours ago
I thank The Sun for its interest in my new book "Pill City," but I hope the paper will delve deeper into the troubling issue of opiate addiction in communities of color ("Baltimore...

Opiate addiction can run in family

WISN Milwaukee - 5 days ago
Milwaukee County's medical examiner is seeing the frightening trend. One family recently lost a third loved one to opiate overdose. The medical examiner said Matt Pompe, 26, died last week of an...

Department turns to methadone to fight opiate addiction | Bangkok ...

Bangkok Post - 2 days ago
Abusers of heroin and other strong opiates have resisted all efforts so far to get off drugs, so authorities have turned to the controversial 'cure' of methadone.and...

Addiction group discusses signs of opiate overdose

Sippican Week - 4 hours ago
Mattapoisett — Dealing with opiate addiction is something that can't be ignored said Connie Mimoso, director of community health services at Seven Hills Behavioral Health. “If we don't...

Hundreds use substitute prescribing scheme to kick opiate addiction

the Irish News - 6 hours ago
NEARLY 300 people in Belfast have been prescribed medication to help them get off opiates, figures have revealed. From January 2013 to September 2016, a total of 297 patients were referred to the...

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Vaccinations

Vaccinations have saved millions of lives

Herald and News - 7 hours ago
And anti-vaxxers — both the hardcore kind and the easily led worriers who simply delay or resist vaccinations — have managed in some communities to lower herd immunity to dangerous levels....

Australia Sees Increase in Vaccinations After 'No Jab, No Pay' Policy Ties Tax Benefits to Immunizations

PEOPLE.com - 2 days ago
1, 2016, and requires children under 20 to get all relevant vaccinations under the country's National Immunization Program for parents to receive up to $11,000 in child care benefits, including...

Florida education news: Daily recess, lottery funds, school vaccinations and more

Tampabay.com (blog) - 20 hours ago
SCHOOL SHOTS: Less than 1 percent of Duval County students did not receive recommended vaccinations, Action News Jax reports. SOCIAL MEDIA: The Bay County school district stands by its policy of...

Offering HPV Vaccinations in Pharmacies Improves the Numbers, Reduces Future Cancers

Pharmacy Times - 2 days ago
Parents who were willing to have their children vaccinated at pharmacies were more likely to believe that (1) pharmacists are skilled at vaccine administration, (2) the HPV vaccine is as important as...

US Teens Lag on Recommended Vaccinations

WebMD - 2 weeks ago
MONDAY, Feb. 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Teens are less likely than younger children to get all their recommended vaccinations, perhaps putting their long-term health at risk, according to a leading...

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GMOs

'GMO Free Arizona' rallies against Monsanto

Tucson News Now - 20 hours ago
As Monsanto gets ready to build a 7-acre greenhouse facility in Pima County, many are still speaking out against the...

GMO-free diet adds almost $3000 per year to average US family food budget, study finds

Genetic Literacy Project - 16 hours ago
We examine the consumer cost consequences of choosing GMO-free food over food that contains GMOs. Using text-mining algorithms applied to detailed product descriptions contained in a proprietary...

Earth Fare Debuts Non-GMO Product Line

Gourmet Retailer - 17 hours ago
Earth Fare has removed GMO ingredients from its line of private-brand food products, affecting more than 500 items currently available, and hundreds more slated to be launched over the next six...

Hungry for Truth launches GMO commercial

AG Week - 2 days ago
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The Hungry for Truth initiative has released a new television commercial addressing the safety of the genetically modified or biotech crops farmers raise in South Dakota. The...

Holmes: Get facts on GMO foods first

Parsons Sun - 2 hours ago
Consumers see the tags everywhere these days on food and even water touting products as GMO-free. Concerns over genetically modified organisms (GMOs), otherwise known as genetically engineered (GE)...

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Vaccine Injury

Is it Time for a Global Vaccine Injury Compensation System?

Contagionlive.com - 15 hours ago
However, a vaccine injury compensation system administered at the global or regional level would be more helpful in addressing these concerns, said the article's lead author, Sam F. Halabi, JD,...

Global vaccine injury system needed to improve public health, expert argues in JAMA

Medical Xpress - 2 weeks ago
In an article published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Sam Halabi, University of Missouri associate professor of law, argues that a global vaccine injury...

Trump Vaccine Commission Still a Go, says Kennedy

Medscape - 6 days ago
The more than $3 billion that the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program has paid out is evidence of vaccines' potential for harms, he said. The commission would be made up of...

U.-funded expert explains 'vaccine court'

The Daily Princetonian - 1 day ago
... that in contrast, between 2002 and 2007, the court dealt with 5600 autism-related cases, comprising over 30 percent of all cases seen since the court's inception in the 1990s, until it was...

Letter: Vaccines

CapitalGazette.com - 4 days ago
Under the Vaccine Injury Act of 1986, all vaccine injury claims are adjudicated by the Department of Health and Human Services under the U.S. Court of Special Claims. Plaintiffs have no legal powers...

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Mercury Pollution

Factsheet: Limiting Mercury Pollution

Natural Resources Defense Council - 3 weeks ago
NRDC filed its first lawsuit against the Trump Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for illegally rescinding a rule that would protect the public from 5 tons of mercury discharges every year. The...

No Mention of Climate in Pruitt's Address to EPA Employees

Morning Consult - 12 hours ago
While serving as Oklahoma attorney general, Pruitt was involved in 13 lawsuits against the EPA, including high-profile cases over regulations on greenhouse gases and mercury pollution. He also took...

Diane R. Miller: Playing politics with air, water

Steamboat Pilot & Today - 12 hours ago
As Oklahoma's attorney general, Pruitt has filed over a dozen lawsuits to block regulations that would curb such things as mercury pollution, greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution that...

When Income Goes Up, Does Pollution Go Down?

Eos - 6 days ago
A similar problem happened with mercury, indicating that mercury pollution rose the second time perhaps because of the increased demand for power and energy. The mixed results show that the factors...

America's Climate Pollution is Falling, EPA Report Says | Climate ...

Climate Central - 1 week ago
After two years of increases, greenhouse gas emissions fell in 2015, reducing America's overall climate pollution to below 1994 levels, according to a draft ...and...

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Nutritional Regulation

Optimizing milk components with rations

Lancaster Farming - 2 months ago
“Milk components are synthesized independently from the nutrient precursor,” Zanton said. However this synthesis is subject to nutritional regulation. “Understanding the availability of the...

Emerging role of the brain in the homeostatic regulation of energy and glucose metabolism

Nature.com - 11 months ago
Article | PubMed |; Yettefti K, Orsini J-C, Perrin J. Characteristics of glycemia-sensitive neurons in the nucleus tractus solitarii: possible involvement in nutritional regulation. Physiol Behav...

Indirect Effects From Menu Labeling Can Improve The Public's Health

Health Affairs (blog) - 2 yearss ago
Past industry action has shown that food outlets could proactively make voluntary changes to products to reduce the threat of future, more stringent nutritional regulation. In the end, these...

Part of the 2015 re-invention: Innophos Nutrition announces formation of scientific advisory board

NutraIngredients-usa.com - 1 years ago
Michael McIntosh, PhD, RD – Lucy S. Keker Excellence Professor, Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina – Greensboro. Dr. McIntosh's research focuses on the...

Hold on to your enema, this is big, mad, government

The Commentator - 3 yearss ago
The nutritional regulation for daycare lunches is actually law in the province. The Manitoba government's Early Learning and Child Care lunch regulations state that daycare programs must ensure...

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