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Fluoridation helps protect adult teeth as well as children’s

Photo credit: Seniors Benefit From Drinking Water Together Recent research reveals that community water fluoridation benefits adults as well as children. While research into the effects of fluoridation in adults started earlier than for children, early studies suffered from a lack … Continue reading

New research confirms adults benefit from community water fluoridation as well as children

A new Australian study confirms that lifetime access to community water fluoridation (CWF) is associated with reduced tooth decay for adults – at least in the age groups 15 – 34 years and 35 – 44 years. The study is … Continue reading

Anti-fluoridationists misrepresent new dental data for New Zealand children

Another whopper from the anti-fluoridation movement in New Zealand. They claimed yesterday that “data released by the Ministry of Health today confirm that water fluoridation is having no noticeable effect in reducing tooth decay” (see DHB Data Show No Benefit From … Continue reading

Informed parents know water fluoridation is good for their children

Paul Connett is at it again. His latest project is aimed at manipulating the natural concern parents have for their children. He is using crude fear-mongering in the hope of getting parents to come out against community water fluoridation (CWF) – … Continue reading

Global climate – and your grandchildren

I am spending some time dealing with family business so am reposting some of my past book reviews over the next few day. Another excellent book about climate change – by a climate science who has been centrally involved from … Continue reading

Cynical evangelisation of children

All parents are concerned when they send their children out into the world. We all hope that our schools, and other places our children go, are going to be safe. We are rightfully shocked when we find adults entrusted with … Continue reading

Christmas gift ideas: Thinking of our grandchildren

Books are ideal Christmas presents. And as I am spending some time dealing with family business I thought reposting some of my past book reviews over the next few days could be useful am repeating some of my past book … Continue reading

Thinking of our grandchildren

Book Review: Storms of My Grandchildren: The Truth About the Coming Climate Catastrophe and Our Last Chance to Save Humanity by James Hansen Price: US$16.50* Hardcover: 320 pages Publisher: Bloomsbury USA (December 8, 2009) Language: English ISBN-10: 1608192008 ISBN-13: 978-1608192007 … Continue reading

Psychological abuse of children

I can really recommend this! Richard Dawkins’ interview of Jill Mytton has just been released. It is the full uncut video made for the TV series “root of all Evil. I discussed this before in Psychological and religious abuse of … Continue reading

Lying to children

I recently criticised some creationists for misrepresenting scientific knowledge and lying about evolutionary science to children (see “Biblically correct” child abuse?). This upset a few commenters. I know people have all sorts of issues over the term “child abuse” but … Continue reading