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    No, someone said if fluoridation was so bad, why aren't people getting sick.  I'm showing that loads of people are getting sick and depressed but our government won't fund studies to show whether fluoridation is to blame and when it is found harmful, they ignore the evidence just like you do.

    Decades ago Burt/Yiamouyiannis did a study that showed that the cancer death rate was higher in newly fluoridated cities.  

    They were wrongly criticized for not adjusting for confounding factors - which they actually did do.  When the same detractors were brought to court and sworn to tell the truth, they could not negate the Burt/Yiamouyiannis cancer studes.  

    As a result of the B/Y studies, Congressional hearings were conducted and a cancer/rodent study was commissioned.  And yes they found more cancer in the fluoridated rats and mice

    Fluoridation is linked to bone cancer
    (osteosarcoma) in young boys, as reported in  Harvard's peer-reviewed
    journal, "Cancer Causes and Control."

    Many other studies link fluoride to cancer. Examples:

    1954 Taylor reports more tumors and shorter lifespan in fluoride
    treated mice.

    1956 Landmark 10-year Newburgh/Kingston fluoridation study shows more
    cortical bone defects (a suspected precursor to osteosarcoma)  in
    children drinking fluoridated water

    1977  National Academy of Sciences expresses concern about possible
    water fluoridation/osteosarcoma link based on the Newburgh /Kingston
    cortical bone defect evidence.

    1990 Procter & Gamble (P&G) makes public a 1981-1983 study showing more
    bone tumors in fluoride-treated rats but claims they were not
    statistically significant. Another P&G study finds a significant
    increase in benign bone tumors in fluoride treated mice.

    1992 New Jersey Department of Health study shows osteosarcoma rates
    higher among young males in fluoridated vs unfluoridated regions of New
    Jersey (6) - report's title changed to obscure connection to

    2006 NRC Panel finds cancer/fluoride link plausible

    Fluoridation 101 News Releases

    by nyscof on Sat Mar 14, 2009 at 08:45:38 AM PDT

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