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Fluoride levels, long a source of controversy, are low in Mankato water - Mankato Free Press

Sun, 2018-07-15 15:45

Mankato Free Press

Fluoride levels, long a source of controversy, are low in Mankato water
Mankato Free Press
As for fluoride, it ranged from .6 to .72 parts per million in Mankato drinking water, well below the EPA limit of 4 parts per million. Fluoride is a naturally occurring chemical in some water supplies, but it is added to water in more than 600 ...

Letter | Lawn and vegies will get a good dose of fluoride - Oberon Review

Sun, 2018-07-15 00:21

Oberon Review

Letter | Lawn and vegies will get a good dose of fluoride
Oberon Review
I WANT to alert the people of Oberon that the policy of water fluoridation makes no sense. I received water usage information for the town in the 2017 calendar year from the general manager. The town used 607 megalitres of water in 2017. If ...

Letter | Why doesn't Oberon have a full-time dentist? - Oberon Review

Sun, 2018-07-15 00:21

Oberon Review

Letter | Why doesn't Oberon have a full-time dentist?
Oberon Review
IN response to the pro-fluoride letter on June 28 by V Clark-Ferraino, the truth is that Colgate University and Manchester University have promoted fluoride products for over 40 years and they established the Cochrane Collaboration. Colgate provided ...

Authority will work to provide fluoride for children - Oil City Derrick

Wed, 2018-07-11 00:13

Authority will work to provide fluoride for children
Oil City Derrick
The conversation with interested community members, including retired dentist James Knarr and Child Development Centers executive director Rina Irwin, followed the authority's decision last month to terminate fluoridation services due to a fluoride ...

Fluoride debate coming back to Brooksville - Tampabay.com

Tue, 2018-07-10 09:12

Tampabay.com

Fluoride debate coming back to Brooksville
Tampabay.com
BROOKSVILLE — Having settled contentious debates about whether to keep their fire and police departments, Brooksville City Council members last week raised another controversial subject — fluoride. The City Council voted 3-0 to pursue a referendum on ...

Fluoride debate coming back to Brooksville - TBO.com

Tue, 2018-07-10 05:47

TBO.com

Fluoride debate coming back to Brooksville
TBO.com
BROOKSVILLE — Having settled contentious debates about whether to keep their fire and police departments, Brooksville City Council members last week raised another controversial subject — fluoride. The City Council voted 3-0 to pursue a referendum on ...

Fluoride debate coming back to Brooksville - Tampabay.com

Mon, 2018-07-09 22:04

Tampabay.com

Fluoride debate coming back to Brooksville
Tampabay.com
Brooksville won a 2013 Community Fluoridation Reaffirmation Award from the American Dental Association, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors in recognition of the city's ...

Letters: 'Water fluoridation is old technology' - The Northern Echo

Thu, 2018-07-05 03:27

The Northern Echo

Letters: 'Water fluoridation is old technology'
The Northern Echo
File photo dated 19/05/11 of a dentist at work. New data has revealed a "decade of inertia in access to dentistry" as the latest figures show a drop in the number of people seen by an NHS dentist, a leading dental surgeon has said. PRESS ASSOCIA.

Should fluoride be released into public water supply to help dental decay? - Gazette Live

Thu, 2018-07-05 01:00

Gazette Live

Should fluoride be released into public water supply to help dental decay?
Gazette Live
Battle lines have been drawn over the possible introduction of fluoride to the public water supply, with campaigners claiming to do so would violate human rights and “poison” residents. As Darlington Borough Council's children and young people's ...

Meadville takes another step closer to fluoridation of water - Meadville Tribune

Wed, 2018-07-04 04:59

Meadville Tribune

Meadville takes another step closer to fluoridation of water
Meadville Tribune
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection issued a permit Tuesday to the Meadville Area Water Authority to construct and install approved facilities and equipment for fluoridation of the water supplied to customers, according to Melanie ...

Water fluoridation prevents dental decay in US youth - Bite magazine

Wed, 2018-07-04 03:09

Bite magazine

Water fluoridation prevents dental decay in US youth
Bite magazine
Water fluoridation prevents dental decay in US children and adolescents, a recent US study has found. The study—which was published last month in the Journal of Dental Research—merged county-level estimates of the percentage of population with ...

'I hope you have very painful toothache': Auckland DHB member's ... - Stuff.co.nz

Wed, 2018-07-04 01:28

Stuff.co.nz

'I hope you have very painful toothache': Auckland DHB member's ...
Stuff.co.nz
Anti-fluoride campaigners hit out at a DHB member and former dental nurse. Her response: 'I hope you have toothache.'

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City recognized for 50 years of community water fluoridation - Jackson County Pilot

Tue, 2018-07-03 12:59

Jackson County Pilot

City recognized for 50 years of community water fluoridation
Jackson County Pilot
The city of Jackson has been honored for a half-century of helping prevent tooth decay through community water fluoridation. The city recently received the American Dental Association, Association ... You are unauthorized to view this page. Username.

Bainbridge: Battle over fluoridating Greenville's water lasted two decades - Greenville News

Mon, 2018-07-02 09:24

Greenville News

Bainbridge: Battle over fluoridating Greenville's water lasted two decades
Greenville News
In August 1950, when the little town of Ninety Six fluoridated its water supply, it was the first in South Carolina to do so. It took 23 years for Greenville to follow suit. The fight to add fluoride to our water was long and contentious. It is now ...

Letter | Crusaders' real enemy is scientific rigour - Oberon Review

Mon, 2018-07-02 09:22

Oberon Review

Letter | Crusaders' real enemy is scientific rigour
Oberon Review
However, I have grown dispirited by the scaremongering, pernicious comments made by certain anti-fluoridation campaigners who hiss out words like “poison”, “toxic industrial waste product”, “travelling circus” and “end the fluoride madness” when ...

Q+A from the week: Fluoridation, Winston Peters and US tariffs - TVNZ

Sat, 2018-06-30 18:04

Q+A from the week: Fluoridation, Winston Peters and US tariffs
TVNZ
How timely is it for the coalition-Government that its multi-billion-dollar families package kicks in today, July 1? When does Housing Minister Phil Twyford's apparent lack of political judgment start to become a real liability? Has the Supreme Court's ...

Q+A from the week: Fluoridation, Winston Peters and US tariffs - TVNZ

Sat, 2018-06-30 18:04

Q+A from the week: Fluoridation, Winston Peters and US tariffs
TVNZ
Has the Supreme Court's decision backing the use of fluoridation in Taranaki put an end to the contentious debate? Will Winston Peter's 20 minute chat with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo deliver the breakthrough our exporters desperately want on ...

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Supreme Court decision on fluoride in water is welcomed - Stuff.co.nz

Thu, 2018-06-28 23:17

Stuff.co.nz

Supreme Court decision on fluoride in water is welcomed
Stuff.co.nz
After public consultation the STDC decided in December 2012 to add fluoride to the water in both P?tea and Waverley, a decision which resulted in a legal challenge by anti-fluoride protesters who argued it was a medicine and as such people had the ...