In a recently-published article in Environmental Health News, three leading scientists say it’s time to protect developing brains from fluoride.
“Mounting evidence suggests fluoride may be hampering brain development and reducing kids’ IQ.”
Environmental Health News, a publication of US Environmental Health Sciences, a nonprofit, nonpartisan, independent organization dedicated to driving science into public discussion and policy on environmental health issues, recently published an article by leading neuroscience researchers Bruce Lanphear and Christine Till along with Dr. Linda Birnbaum (former head of the US National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences).
The opinion article, titled “It’s time to protect kids’ developing brains from fluoride“, begins by stating; “Mounting evidence suggests fluoride may be hampering brain development and reducing kids’ IQ. The US needs to rethink this exposure for pregnant women and children.”
Bruce Lanphear, MD, is a physician and professor at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada.
Christine Till, PhD, is an associate professor of Psychology at York University in Toronto, Canada.
Linda Birnbaum, PhD, is Scientist Emeritus and Former Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and National Toxicology Program of the National Institutes of Health.