A growing number of health experts are questioning the benefits of putting fluoride into tap water, Natural Life magazine reports. The United States has been fluoridating tap water since 1945, but studies now indicate that fluoride may be associated with certain forms of cancer, kidney disease, and (strangely) dental problems, according to Natural Life. The article cites the Environmental Working Group and the Fluoride Action Network as its sources.
Maybe Brigadier General Jack Ripper, from Doctor Strangelove, was right:
Source: Natural Life (article not available online)