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But the American Dental Association has long touted the benefits of fluoride in general and fluoridated water specifically.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention named the fluoridation of drinking water one of the 10 great public health achievements of the 20th century.
As we learn from this report, the basis of that science was rooted in protecting the U. We learned about the dirty politics involved in the science and selling of fluoridation to a trusting public.
In fact, after years of debate, the whole country appears headed toward a fluoride diet -- at least in areas where they drink municipally treated water.Q.; and hip fractures in the elderly, to name a few.George Orwell would have been dazzled by the promotion of this toxic by dental and public health officials and concurrently, the avoidance of this issue by the environmental community. Many municipalities still resist the practice, disbelieving the government's assurances of safety.That's because federal environmental and health officials on Friday called for a reduction of fluoride levels in America's drinking water, the first recommended change in more than 50 years.The proposed reduction is good news -- and more validation -- for opponents of what has been seen as excess fluoridation.