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Water fluoridation

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 07 October 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:904
  1. Douglas Carnall (
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    Fluoridation was a controversial topic even before Kubrick's Base Commander Ripper railed against “the international communist conspiracy to sap and impurify all of our precious bodily fluids” in the 1964 film Dr Strangelove ( This week's BMJ shouldn't precipitate a global holocaust, but it does seem that Base Commander Ripper may have had a point. The …

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