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Court rejects fluoridation challenge – experts respond

Dacia Herbulock posted in on March 7th, 2014.

The High Court has ruled on a high profile court case questioning the legal right of local councils to fluoridate water. A decision from Justice Rodney Harrison, released today, rejected all grounds of a legal challenge from an anti-fluoridation campaign group which disputed South Taranaki District council’s decision to add fluoride to water in Waverley […]

Dental x-rays linked to brain cancer – experts respond

John Kerr posted in on April 11th, 2012.

New research has drawn a link between a history dental x-ray imaging and incidence of meningioma, a type of brain tumor — but experts note that advances in x-ray equipment, regulations and the low actual incidence of the disease mean that people should not be worried about the health risks. The new study, published in […]

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