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Risks to Children from Water Fluoridation—One Dose Does Not Fit All

Fluoridation is the addition of an industrial compound to the public drinking water for the purpose of altering the consumer’s oral health. Municipalities that add fluoride to their water supplies do so based on a “one dose fits all” approach.  This blanket approach fails to address the smaller size of infants and children and the larger proportions of water and other fluoridated beverages they drink.

Warning: Don’t Swallow The Toothpaste…Even Though it Tastes Like Candy

Fluoride is not essential for human growth and development, and it has been identified as one of 12 industrial chemicals known to cause developmental neurotoxicity in humans. Concerns have been raised about potential associations between fluoride and health risks such as cancer, bone fractures, musculoskeletal effects, reproductive and developmental effects, neurotoxicity and neurobehavioral effects, and effects on other organ systems.

Autoimmunity and Metal Implants, Devices, and Vaccine Adjuvants

Autoimmune diseases are on the rise, with more and more people being stricken with these illnesses each year. The fact that the average person’s overall exposure to chemicals, including metals, has drastically increased over the past century cannot be overlooked when discussing the synonymous rise of autoimmune illnesses.

Why We All Don’t Get Sick in the Same Way

If everyone had the same reaction to environmental toxicants, these hazardous substances would probably be banned immediately. It would be obvious to everyone, as well as their doctors, that exposure to a specific toxic material results in a definitive outcome– the exact same illness shared by all of those who come into contact with the dangerous substance. However, research has demonstrated that individuals respond to environmental toxicants in a way that is unique to their own bodies.

Three Facts You Need To Know About Dental Mercury

In 2013, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) formalized a global convention to reduce mercury usage, which includes initiatives to phase down the use of dental mercury.  The UNEP mercury convention will come into force on August 16, 2017, and as part of this effort, the European Union is taking action on dental mercury. 

Corporate Funding at Public Universities Is Corrupting the Sciences, Critics Warn

Universities are working more closely with agribusiness in search of ways to pay for projects where tax dollars have become more scarce, but critics worry agriculture schools might focus more on industry than the public interest.

‘Grocery Cartels’ Control What Americans Eat, Where They Shop for Food

According to a report by Food & Water Watch, “grocery cartels” comprised of corporate monopolies have created a false illusion of consumer choice in a system that’s also draining local communities and enriching corporate executives.

Mom Says Teen Son Got COVID Vaccine at CVS Without Her Consent + More

The Defender’s COVID NewsWatch provides a roundup of the latest headlines related to the SARS CoV-2 virus, including its origins and COVID vaccines.

French Government Losing Credibility as Public ‘Wakes Up’

On the latest episode of CHD.TV’s “Around The World,” host Amanda Forbes interviewed a journalist in France who described his government’s pandemic response policies.

17 Pharma Henchmen Who Voted to Experiment on Your Kids — and How to Shun Them

The 17 members of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee who voted 17-0 in favor of authorizing Pfizer’s COVID vaccine for kids ages 5 to 11 all have deep ties to pharma.

CHD to Sue FDA for ‘Recklessly Endangering’ Children if Agency Authorizes Pfizer Vaccine for Children 5 to 11 Years Old

An advisory committee to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will meet Tuesday to consider emergency authorization of Pfizer’s COVID vaccine for young children. In a letter to the FDA, Children’s Health Defense outlines why such a move would be reckless.

‘Mathematically Impossible’ for Vaccines to Eliminate COVID

The latest data suggest the wave of COVID among unvaccinated has peaked and natural herd immunity has set in, while vaccinated individuals are actually becoming more prone to infection.

117 Employees Sue Texas Hospital Over COVID Vaccine Mandate — Do They Have a Case?

Employees at Houston Medical allege the hospital is breaking the law by threatening employees with suspension or termination if they refuse the COVID vaccine.

OSHA: Employers May Be Held Liable for ‘Any Adverse Reaction’ if They Mandate COVID Vaccines

New OSHA guidance holds employers liable for adverse reactions if they require employees be vaccinated for COVID as a condition of employment, which could negatively impact the employer’s safety rating.

How CDC Misled on COVID Vaccine Efficacy

The CDC wrongly stated on its website that Pfizer’s COVID vaccine was highly effective in people previously infected with the virus. It took multiple calls to the CDC and more than a month before the agency finally corrected the error —but the new language is still misleading.

Under Federal Law, Can Your Employer Make You Get the COVID Vaccine?

States and employers, under federal law, can’t mandate emergency use products such as the Pfizer and Moderna COVID vaccines. But that doesn’t mean some won’t try.

States Face Multiple Hurdles to Distributing Pfizer’s COVID Vaccine, If Approved

Federal government won’t help states distribute vaccine, which is unusually difficult to ship and store, to people in rural areas.