What’s in the Water?

  There is a high likelihood that at some point in your life, you have used a product containing fluoride. Many of us have memories of fluoride treatments at the dentist's office—either in the form of a goopy gel oozing out of ill-fitting trays or as a liquid rinse. Even as adults, most people brush … Continue reading What’s in the Water?

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The Common Cup

Today marks the 100th anniversary of an early public health and water quality regulation-- the regulation banning the Common Cup. This refers to the popular custom, prior to 1912, of using a single cup for the water cooler aboard trains. Disease transmission as a result of this common cup was a serious problem. Read more … Continue reading The Common Cup