Certificates of appreciation also were presented to the Cullman Utilities Board, Tallassee Water Works and Tuskegee Utilities Board for fluoridating
for 50 years or more.
Officials and experts say some Texas city councils have decided to stop fluoridating
water supplies because they see it as a needless expense.
These health groups argue that although there is a financial cost of fluoridating
water supplies, it is outweighed 7:1 by the public health costs associated with dental caries and subsequent chronic health issues.
Among other groups, the Israel Dental Association, a lobbying group that represents dentists, urged authorities to continue fluoridating
the water, claiming it helps reduce cavities.
Washington, May 20 ( ANI ): New research has found no evidence to support the claims that fluoridating
water adversely affects children's mental development and adult IQ.
When you actually look at the studies (some of which are reproduced in the book Totalitaria), suddenly the argument in favour of fluoridating
water seems empty, facile and grim:
"A much bigger risk is that of not fluoridating
the water supply is a form of mass medication, removing from individuals the right to choose.
Rationale for Classification of Fluoridation Status for Each Data Collection Site in the Canadian Health Measures Survey Site * Fluoridation Rationale Status Moncton, NB Fluoridated Moncton began fluoridating
its drinking water on September 20, 1970, making it the first municipality in New Brunswick to voluntarily add fluoride to its drinking water ("voluntarily", because communities drawing their water from military bases also drink fluoridated water, due to a 1968 order from the federal defense department that all bases adopt the treatment).
our city's water supplies wrong UNTIL I read (Mail, May 26) about Birmingham general purposes committee being told that adding fluoride to the city's water supply was a "dramatic success", I was unaware that Councillor Mrs Curry held any firm views on the matter.
To their lasting shame Welsh Water stopped fluoridating
in 1992 (at the time they had the legal power to do this).
Few public health measures over the last half-century have worked as well as fluoridating