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The persistence of fluoride conspiracy theories — which emerged in the 1950s with claims that fluoridation was a communist plot to dumb down Americans...

Some argue that the government uses fluoride as a form of mind control; others believe it's designed to boost the sugar lobby by enabling people to eat more sweets without getting cavities; and still others believe that health officials are afraid to reverse course on fluoride after promoting it for decades.

Science says fluoride in water is good for kids. So why are these towns banning it?

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"The persistence of fluoride

"The persistence of fluoride conspiracy theories — which emerged in the 1950s with claims that fluoridation was a communist plot to dumb down Americans..."

At the risk of confusing correlation with causation, the evidence of the succeeding 70 years rather supports the theory.

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