Portland, one of the last urban American havens of fluoride-free water, is on the road paved with dollar bills to brain development impediment, lowered IQs, thyroid problems, and cancer. In other words, Portland will soon be offering its citizens toxic fluoride in drinking water.
Mayor Sam Adams betrayed his populace—which has repeatedly voted down fluoridation—and joined others in the pockets of the fluoride industry. In defense of his newfound alliance, Mayor Adams claims that he grew up drinking fluoridated water in his hometown of Newport, Oregon—hence his pearly whites.
A Foundation of Lies
Mayor Adams, however, has been caught in a lie: the City of Newport’s Public Works page and theU.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention claim that Newport doesn’t, in fact, fluoridate its water. Either the mayor is sorely misinformed or he’s resorted to lying for lobbyists—not an uncommon practice, sadly.
Fluoride in Drinking Water Hurts the Brain, Causes Cancer
Research by the Cochrane Oral Health Group, in fact, shows that ingesting fluoride does next to nothing for dental health. Meanwhile, a major Harvard study published in a federal government journal found that even at levels as low as 1 ppm (the American standard), fluoride lowers IQ and negatively affects brain development. Continue Reading