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August 25, 2012

People make cases for, against fluoridated water

The debate over whether to add fluoride to Wichita’s water supply is likely to grow after the City Council voted last week to place the issue on the Nov. 6 ballot. People on both sides of the issue frequently cite scientific research to back their claims that fluoride can help prevent tooth decay or that it can harm health. In many cases, strong feelings about fluoride are born from personal experiences living with, or without, it.

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