Fluoride- safe or sinister ?

As good an introduction as any into the fluoride debate is this Reuters article on a report from the Scientific American in January 2008:

Second Thoughts About Fluoride

Some key points from the Author, Dan Fagin:

“A series of edidemiological studies in China have associated high fluoride exposures with lower IQ”

“After 3 years of scrutinizing hundreds of studies, a National Research Council (NRC) committee “concluded that fluoride can subtly alter endocrine function, especially in the thyroid –the gland that produces hormones regulating growth and metabolism” “

“Fluoride in foods, beverages, medicines and dental products can result in fluoride over-consumption”


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