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This month's Public Health Classic in the Bulletin of the WHO: The first community trial of water fluoridation (.pdf), started in 1945 in Grand Rapids, Michigan (with commentary by Michael Lennon). For more on how the fluoridation approach took off in Latin America and the Caribbean, see Millions Saved.

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