VALPARAISO | The city's Utilities Board is expected to vote in two weeks on a recommendation to the council on whether Valparaiso should continue to add fluoride to the city water supply.
VALPARAISO | In a 5 to 2 vote, the city's Fluoride Commission recommended the city continue to add fluoride to the water system, but the group unanimously agreed the issue should be addressed again in no more than five years.
Sixty years ago, Grand Rapids, Mich., became the first city to adjust fluoride in its water supply. Since that time, fluoridation has dramatically improved the oral health of tens of millions of Americans. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention proclaimed community water fluoridation…
As a pediatric dentist practicing in Valparaiso since 1989, I am deeply disturbed that some forces seek to remove fluoride from city drinking water. I have treated terrible tooth decay, and the worst comes from the unfluoridated areas of our community.
The Times' May 28 editorial about fluoride in water stated there are no health warnings about drinking too much fluoridated water. This is incorrect.
The Times' editorial regarding the fluoridating of Valparaiso's water in the future did get one thing right. The answer to this important question is getting easier, but not in the way the editorial states. Many of us who have done the research believe that once the scientific facts are reve…
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On a recent visit to where we used to live, I was happy to see Valparaiso is considering removing fluoride from the drinking water. Smart move since fluoride has been found to be a developmental neurotoxin, just like arsenic.
Regarding water fluoridation, read, "Why I Changed My Mind about Fluoridation," by John Colquhoun, DDS, Ph.D., the chief dental officer of Auckland, New Zealand. Colquhoun was a strong fluoridation supporter, but spent years studying the tooth decay statistics of New Zealand children. He was…
Valparaiso is looking at whether to continue fluoridating the city's drinking water. The answer should be easy.
VALPARAISO | The city's water has been fluoridated for about 60 years, but a committee has been formed to help determine whether that should continue to be the case.
Fluoride in the water, introduced in the 1940s, continues to be a controversial topic. No one is calling it a Communist plot anymore, but the two sides still can be heated about it.
Why do we still have fluoride in our water? The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Union of Concerned Sientists sent Congress a letter years ago stating the dangers.
I am suffering with a bad case of the whys. Why are we not pumping our oil? Is it because our greedy and power-mad officials have sold it to some foreign nation, or is it because the labor unions that are their bosses cost so much that it is cheaper to buy it from overseas nations?
VALPARAISO | Lead contamination remains a problem for water systems, fluoride still is a controversial issue, but now water utilities are facing a drug problem.
ATLANTA (AP) — In a remarkable turnabout, federal health officials say many Americans are getting too much fluoride, and it's causing splotches on children's teeth and perhaps other, more serious problems.
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