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Fluoridation

The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) passed Act 197 in 2011 mandating water systems serving five thousand persons or more “to control the quantity of fluoride in the water so as to maintain a fluoride content established by the Department of Health”.On Monday, March 7, 2016, the City of Fort Smith will begin fluoridating the drinking water.  In accordance with the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) April 2015 recommendation, the fluoridation level of 0.7 mg/L will be used.

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Technological Breakthroughs from 2016:  Can Virtual Reality Help Paraplegics Regain Mobility?

Technological Breakthroughs from 2016: Can Virtual Reality Help Paraplegics Regain Mobility?

Last month we reported on many positive stories from 2016 —good news that you might not have heard:  Desalination plants bringing water to the desert, the elimination of measles in all of the Americas, infant mortality rates decreasing in Russia and life expectancy increasing in Africa. Great strides were made in the areas of world health, conservation, and, not surprisingly, technology. This is certainly an era of astonishing technological advancement; the science fiction of yesteryear is the reality of this year. From smartphones to smart watches to smart homes, technology is changing the way we live. And sometimes in amazing ways .  .  .

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