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U.S. Wants to Reduce Fluoride in Drinking Water

Posted on Jan 9, 2011 in Uncategorized

Officials Call for Lower Fluoride Levels to Prevent Dental Problems Due to Excess Fluoride By Kathleen Doheny WebMD Health NewsReviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD Jan. 7, 2011 –The recommended level of fluoride in U.S. drinking water supplies should be lowered to prevent dental problems, according to a joint announcement today by officials from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The HHS is recommending that water supplies contain 0.7 milligrams of fluoride per liter of water, replacing the current recommended range of 0.7 to 1.2...

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