Monday, December 3, 2012
Laura Henze Russell will present three articles at Town Meeting on Monday, Dec. 3 regarding dental amalgam and its associated risks.
Monday, December 3, 2012
Editor's Note: The following was submitted as a press release from Sharon resident Laura Henze Russell, Principal and Founder of Hidden River Health Challenge - SafeAMER. Are you aware of the health risks associated with dental amalgam? It is 50 percent mercury, a potent neurotoxin. It is now proven to emit toxic mercury vapors in the presence of heat and abrasion. It is now proven to be a factor or co-factor in a host of chronic, devastating, costly diseases across the age spectrum. Yet the FDA has not yet acted upon the recommendations of its Scientific Advisory Panels in 2006 and 2010 to restrict its use. This topic hits all too close to home for Sharon resident Laura Henze Russell. Russell became ill in March of 2011, and grew …
An overview of the articles to be voted upon at Sharon High School Monday night.
Special Town Meeting kicks off in Sharon at 7 p.m. tonight, and to help highlight what's to be voted upon, Sharon Patch is here to give readers a breakdown of the 14 warrant articles. "It's a fairly diverse warrant," said Sharon Town Administrator Ben Puritz. For several articles in the warrant, the Sharon Finance Committee was unable to make recommendations, as it lacked information needed for full deliberations and votes, according to the Warrant Article document posted to the town's website. While several factors led to that outcome, the most significant was the insufficient lead time between the Sept. 4 decision to hold a Special Town Meeting and the Dec. 3 date for the meeting itself, according to the document. Below is a brief …
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Laura Henze Russell met with the Sharon Board of Health on Monday night.
Promoting awareness of the toxicity of mercury amalgam and other dental materials is the goal of a Sharon resident's new initiative. Laura Henze Russell told the Sharon Board of Health on Monday night that she was "quite ill" starting in March 2011 before getting advice that traced her health issues to the amalgam in her dental work. Those issues, as well as chronic ones that "I had for two decades," began going away this March, she said. She said she "rapidly became better." Russell said she is starting "One Town, One Challenge," involving "inviting the town, the schools, the library, cable TV, individuals, families, citizens just to ways to engage and educate ourselves about these issues over the next year." The board invited Russell to …