Fluoridation anniversary approaches

  On January 25, 1945, at 4 p.m. in Grande Rapids, MI, community water fluoridation began.  Today, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which lists water fluoridation as one of the 10 great public health achievements of the 20th Century, 210.7 million people or 74.6% of the...

Anti-Fluoridation Bill Scheduled for Hearing

A hearing on House Bill 2372, a bill that directs water departments that currently fluoridate to include a notice in  water bills saying that water fluoridation lowers the IQs in children, has been scheduled in the Kansas Legislature.  The hearing is scheduled for February 19th in the Health and Human...

Kansas Ranked Last in Region

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released the 2012 water fluoridation statistics, measuring the number of people on public water systems who benefit from fluoridated drinking water. About 2.7 million Kansans rely on community water systems, but only 63.6 percent of them...

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