Rebuttal: Dr. Jeff Smith, Tacoma

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AUTHOR: AFAM Research

DATE SENT:   Fri, May 31, 2013 at 5:09 AM

TITLE: Rebuttal: Dr. Jeff Smith, Tacoma

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EXTERNAL LINKS: Re: http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2013/05/24/3022280/fluoridation-good-for-our-health.html

Fluoridation good for our health, good for our budgets
By Jeff Smith, M.D.

Claim: “Fluoridation is a common-sense health measure that reduces tooth decay by about 25 percent.”

Response: “In chapters 6–8, we examined in detail the evidence for fluoridation’s benefits and found it to be very weak. Even a 20 percent reduction in tooth decay is a figure rarely found in more recent studies. Moreover, we have to remember that percentages can give a very misleading picture. For example, if an average of two decayed tooth surfaces are found in a non-fluoridated group and one decayed surface in a fluoridated group, that would amount to an impressive 50 percent reduction. But when we consider the total of 128 surfaces on a complete set of teeth, the picture—which amounts to an absolute saving in tooth decay of a mere 0.8 percent—does not look so impressive” (Connett, Beck &…

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A Forgotten Past: ABC’s Real Journalism

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TITLE: A Forgotten Past: ABC’s Real Journalism

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Attn: Rick Paulas, Re: Your latest article (in Food Rant)

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AUTHOR: Daniel Z

DATE SENT:   Wed, May 29, 2013 at 6:50 AM

TITLE: Attn: Rick Paulas, Re: Your latest article (in Food Rant)

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Attn. Joshua; Re. ‘Portland has a tradition of being nontraditional’

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TO: Joshua Liberles – About.com Guide

AUTHOR: Daniel Z

DATE SENT:   Wed, May 29, 2013 at 8:45 PM

TITLE: Attn. Joshua; Re. ‘Portland has a tradition of being nontraditional’

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EXTERNAL LINKS: http://portlandor.about.com/b/2013/05/28/portland-voters-say-no-to-fluoride.htm

The Aussie Spoon Strokers

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Why is your Dad the Best this Father’s Day? Johhny Johnson Jr. stirs the pot with readers

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Tactical Analysis: The Manipulation of Deniliquin

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TO: Professor Robyn Boase

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TITLE: Tactical Analysis: The Manipulation of Deniliquin

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Open citizens’ letter to the TGA – TGA officially on notice:

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TO: TGA (Therapeutic Goods Administration)

AUTHOR: Daniel Z

DATE SENT:  Tue, May 7, 2013 at 3:03 PM

TITLE:   Open citizens’ letter to the TGA – TGA officially on notice:

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OMBUDSMAN OUTCOME: Your complaint – 2013-104689

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TO: Commonwealth Ombudsman ie. Ombudsman.North@ombudsman.gov.au

AUTHOR: TGA (Therapeutic Goods Administration)

DATE RECEIVED:   Fri, May 24, 2013 at 3:23 PM

TITLE: OMBUDSMAN OUTCOME:  Your complaint – 2013-104689

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Attn. John Timmer, Re. Your article (May 23 2013)

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AUTHOR: Daniel Z

DATE SENT: Thu, May 23, 2013 at 10:30 PM

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EXTERNAL LINK: http://arstechnica.com/science/2013/05/portland-oregon-rejects-drinking-water-fluoridation-by-wide-margin/

 

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