Fluoridation: Worsening the Lead Crisis in Flint, and Beyond

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Over the past few weeks, the nation has watched in horror at the lead poisoning crisis unfolding in Flint, Michigan.

The details from Flint have been shocking: tap water so corrosive it caused lead levels in some homes to meet the classification for hazardous waste; and politics so corrosive that “while the children in Flint were drinking lead-filled water, there was one — and only one — address in Flint that got clean water: the GM factory.”