Scandals

scandal-sheetA known neurotoxin such as mercury, with a vast history of scientific studies indicating harm at low levels of exposure, could not remain in a medical implant for over 30+ years without a plethora of scandals to accompany it. Many of these articles are based on Freedom of Information (FOIA) documents obtained by consumer advocacy groups.




FDA commissioner Margaret Hamburg’s stock scandal with largest distributor of amalgam, Henry Schein

FDA commissioner Margaret Hamburg’s stock scandal with largest distributor of amalgam, Henry Schein

Charlie Brown of Consumers for Dental Choice discusses the conflicts of interests and stock scandal of FDA commissioner, Margaret Hamburg who was on the board of Henry Schein, one of the largest distributors of dental amalgam filling materials in the United States.
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Misleading data manipulation in widely quoted Alzheimer’s disease study published in JADA

Misleading data manipulation in widely quoted Alzheimer’s disease study published in JADA

This article presents excerpts from a letter Boyd Haley PhD wrote to congressman Dan Burton as a rebuttal to a May 11th, 2001 letter by Robert M. Anderton, D.D.S., and President of the American Dental Association (ADA), challenging Boyd's statements to the Committee on Government Reform. Additionally, B...
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National Institute of Health (NIH) stopped funding studies linking mercury toxicity to Alzheimer’s Disease

National Institute of Health (NIH) stopped funding studies linking mercury toxicity to Alzheimer’s Disease

Boyd Haley PhD shares how the National Institute of Health (NIH) stopped his funding after his studies showed mercury could produce three of the widely accepted pathological diagnostic hallmarks of Alzheimer's Disease (AD). These AD hallmarks are elevated amyloid protein, hyper-phosphorylation of Tau, a...
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ATSDR ignores their own data on mercury to exclude it from Interaction Profile

ATSDR ignores their own data on mercury to exclude it from Interaction Profile

The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) once again ignores their own data on mercury vapor to exclude it from their "Interaction profile for: Chlorpyrifos, Lead, Mercury, and Methylmercury", of which the primary effect of concern for this mixture is neurological, and the sub-po...
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IAOMT offers critiques of the Children’s Amalgam Trials

IAOMT offers critiques of the Children’s Amalgam Trials

In 2006, the Journal of the American Medical Association published two articles that have been widely regarded as proving that amalgam dental fillings are safe for children: These studies were flawed in a myriad of ways, both scientifically and ethically. In the attached articles, Sandy Duffy, JD,...
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Herbert Needleman: children’s amalgam trials assertion that mercury fillings are risk free is unscientific

Herbert Needleman: children’s amalgam trials assertion that mercury fillings are risk free is unscientific

An editorial by Herbert Needleman, MD, in The Journal of the American Medical Association: cautions readers not to draw "unwarranted conclusions from these limited studies," was published along with the two articles. He also warns that assertions from the dental industry that mercury fill...
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Charlie Brown explains the lack of proper informed consent in the Children’s Amalgam Trial Study

Charlie Brown explains the lack of proper informed consent in the Children’s Amalgam Trial Study

The Children's Amalgam Study is an $11 million study which began in 1997 to prove the "null hypothesis" that mercury amalgam dental fillings do not cause adverse health effects in children. Approximately 500 American Children and 500 Portuguese children are the subjects of the study. The Nuremberg Code,...
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Understanding the inherent flaws and methodology in Rodney Mackert’s mercury exposure claims

Understanding the inherent flaws and methodology in Rodney Mackert’s mercury exposure claims

When reporting on how much mercury is released from dental mercury amalgam fillings most journalists and government organizations cite The American Dental Association's spokesman Rodney Mackert's "estimates" without understanding any of the inherant flaws in his methodology. Mark Richardson PhD has char...
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