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Program Spotlight: Lab Licensure

By |January 24th, 2013|

Those of you that actually read these posts know that we run Arizona’s benchmark public health laboratory.  But many of you might not know that we also license and inspect clinical and environmental labs in AZ and even some in other parts of the country through our Clinical and Environmental Laboratory Licensing and Compliance programs.  [...]

The Scoop on Fluoride

By |January 20th, 2011|

This month the EPA and HHS proposed a change that would lower the recommended level of fluoride in drinking water.  A small amount of fluoride is good in drinking water because it prevents tooth decay.  The idea is to maximize the health benefits of water fluoridation by continuing to prevent tooth decay while reducing the possibility of too much fluoride exposure for [...]