Dentists love fluoride, and say it has vastly cut down the number of cavities they fill?although chocolate may work better. But does it have a negative side as well?

Reporter Russ Hamerly quotes a January article in Scientific American as saying that “some recent studies suggest that over-consumption of fluoride can raise the risks of disorders affecting teeth, bones, the brain and the thyroid gland.” He quotes Paul Beeber, who is head of the New York State Coalition Opposed to Fluoridation, as saying, “Fluoride, the most consumed drug in the USA, is deliberately added to 2/3 of public water supplies theoretically to reduce tooth decay, but with no scientifically-valid evidence proving safety or effectiveness.”
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It was the holiday shopping season’s biggest question: where can I find a Wii? For the second holiday in a row, this video game console was the item retailers just couldn’t keep in stock. Nintendo marketed the Wii as an engaging new way to get people off the couch and into the action. But does it actually have significant fitness value?

University student Justin White wanted to find out. He says, “I was playing Wii boxing with a friend and noticed how exerting it was. I thought to myself, ‘I’m working up a sweat doing this Nintendo thing…”
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Whitley opens up about his experiences as never before in a terrific interview with Dave Navarro on Dave Navarro’s Spread, episode 38. He’s funny, fascinating and dropping all kinds of hints about his past. When he next does a live chatin the subscriber section, we can get him to tell us more! It’s available on-demand here.

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Stock market predictions have been tied to many things, including the length of women?s skirts. Since the market is in chaos right now, this search has become more important than ever. Stock market analysts have discovered that when TV viewers like a company’s Super Bowl commercial, the company’s stock price goes up.

A study examined over 500 commercials that aired during 17 Super Bowls from 1989-2005, and found that investors favored stocks of firms that aired likeable Super Bowl commercials. More people purchased these stocks on the days following the Super Bowl.
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