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October 2018 News Round-Up

I put together these monthly news round-ups to help patients who are on restricted diets for medical reasons to stick to their plans. I try to include news articles that report on recent research — which can easily be shared with skeptical family and friends —  as well as inspiring recipes and personal experience stories. 1,065 more words

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Recent study attempts to "prop-up" community fluoridation advocacy

Spencer AJ, Do LG, Ha DH. Contemporary evidence on the effectiveness of water fluoridation in the prevention of childhood caries. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 2018 Aug;46(4):407-415. 319 more words

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Fluoride data to be reviewed after medical meeting

Fraser Coast Chornicle Blake Antrobus 1 November 2018

LEADING medical specialists have met with the Fraser Coast Regional Council to discuss re-introducing fluoride into the region’s water supply.

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Fluoridated water may increase dental fluorosis risk in infants

Harriehausen CX, Dosani FZ, Chiquet BT, Barratt MS, Quock RL. Fluoride Intake of Infants from Formula. J Clin Pediatr Dent. 2018 Oct 5. doi: 10.17796/1053-4625-43.1.7. 196 more words


Presumption of "safety" drives fluoridation study interpretation

Slade GD, Grider WB, Maas WR, Sanders AE. Water Fluoridation and Dental Caries in U.S. Children and Adolescents. J Dent Res. 2018 Sep;97(10):1122-1128. doi: 10.1177/0022034518774331. 287 more words

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Gladstone Observer Tegan Annett 24 September 2018 p. 1

THE fluoride debate is set to rear its head in Gladstone again, with Chris Trevor calling for a new vote on if it should be added to the region’s water supply. 106 more words

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