Fluoride Safety Debate

A National Research Council report out this week says federal standards governing the level of fluoride in drinking water are unsafe, and should be lowered.

The study also looked at a controversial Harvard study linking fluoride and cancer.

As health and science reporter Allan Coukell reports, the debate over the safety of fluoride in water has a long and sorted history.

This program aired on March 23, 2006. The audio for this program is not available.


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