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Anti-fluoride campaigners still rely on irrelevant studies

Anti-fluoride activists simply can’t help it. They will post on social media citations to anything they think shows that fluoride is harmful – even if the studies are completely irrelevant to community water fluoridation (CWF). This despite Paul Connett, director … Continue reading

Anti-fluoridation propaganda now relies on only four studies. 4: Till et al (2020)

For earlier articles in this series see: Part 1: Anti-fluoridation propaganda now relies on only four studies. 1: Bashash et al (2018). Part 2: Anti-fluoridation propaganda now relies on only four studies. 2: Green et al (2019). Part 3: Anti-fluoridation propaganda … Continue reading

New study finds community water fluoridation still cost effective

A new report on the cost effectiveness of community water fluoridation (CWF) confirms it is still effective. The report is: Ran, T., & Chattopadhyay, S. K. (2016). Economic Evaluation of Community Water Fluoridation: A Community Guide Systematic Review. American Journal of … Continue reading

Community water fluoridation still cost-effective

This was confirmed by a study reported this month in the New Zealand Medical Journal: Caroline Fyfe, Barry Borman, Guy Scott, S. B. (2015). A cost effectiveness analysis of community water fluoridation in New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 128(1427). … Continue reading

I am still waiting for my cheque

I have often said I wonder how some of the anti-science propagandists sleep straight in their beds at night. Lately this refers to various members of the local anti-fluoridation movement and their claims. Pity I am not the litigious sort – there … Continue reading

The west vs the rest – the world is changing

I warned about the trap of virtue signaling in my article Virtue signaling over Ukraine. This video is still relevant – but have we moved on since then? The Russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 was universally condemned at … Continue reading

Where are Ukrainian refugees going? – an update

A temporary tent camp set up for Ukrainian refugees in Donetsk, in Russia’s Rostov region near the Russian-Ukrainian border, June 22, 2014 (Reuters/Eduard Korniyenko). Source: How Unrest in Ukraine Is Sending a Wave of Refugees to Russia In August I … Continue reading

Following the war in Ukraine – an update

My post, How is the war going?, from two months ago recently got a lot of attention. Probably because of recent changes on the ground in Ukraine. A lot has changed in those two months, and I have found other military … Continue reading

Once again, those Russian neo-Nazis – the Wagner group

The Wagner Group is a private military company – effectively mercenaries. It has been used for the military activity of the Russian Federation in various parts of the world. Currently, it is operating in Ukraine and apparently has a reputation … Continue reading

A heartwarming story about a Ukrainian prisoner of war

After the incredibly sad story about the deaths of over 50 Ukrainian POWs in a Ukrainian missile attack on the prison they were housed in (see Over 50 POWs killed. A military accident or a cynical war crime?) I came across the … Continue reading