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Association of Down's syndrome and water fluoride level: a systematic review of the evidence

BMC Public Health20011:6

Received: 9 May 2001

Accepted: 24 July 2001

Published: 24 July 2001

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Original Submission
9 May 2001 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
16 Jul 2001 Author responded Author comments - Penny Whiting
Resubmission - Version 3
16 Jul 2001 Submitted Manuscript version 3
24 Jul 2001 Editorially accepted
24 Jul 2001 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-1-6

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Authors’ Affiliations

NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York