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Letter writer: Is preventing a few cavities worth risking children’s brain health?

“A common misconception is that the dose of fluoride in our water is low enough to avoid these toxic effects of fluoride. But in fact, as with lead and arsenic, we know now that even very small doses of toxins over time have the ability to do great harm to our health, particularly to our developing brains, our immune systems and our endocrine systems.”

No more fluoride water — it’s up to us

I recently moved to the Asheville area. I was drawn here by the gorgeous mountain vistas, the delicious food and the friendly nature of the people. I have recently started looking for a home and was surprised to learn that my options are severely limited by the addition of fluoride into the public water supply. […]