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Fluoride Linked to Worse Kidney Function in Teens, but Don’t Flip Out

There are few things that can set off the paranoid-minded faster than talking about fluoride in the drinking water. But a new study out Thursday cautiously suggests that even low levels of fluoride in teens could be linked to changes in their kidney and liver function. It’s still unclear whether these changes are actually affecting teens’ health, though – or even if fluoride is really the main culprit. Read More >>

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How Fluoride Keeps Bacteria from Eating Your Teeth

Portland, Oregon in the US made headlines last week it became one of the worlds largest metropolis to stop fluoridating its water supply. Why is a simple ion that's been used for decades still causing such a hubbub? Because 70 years on, we're still not entirely sure how it works. Read More >>