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Slog AM: Fentanyl Deaths Quadruple in Alaska, Washington Schools Threatened by Number of Unvaccinated Kids, India Decriminalizes Homosexuality – Slog – The Stranger

Kavanaugh sucks, hate crime protections expand, earthquake in Japan Source: Slog AM: Fentanyl Deaths Quadruple in Alaska, Washington Schools Threatened by Number of Unvaccinated Kids, India Decriminalizes Homosexuality – Slog – The Stranger

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Healthcare sector must fight back against misinformation | Arab News

Source: Healthcare sector must fight back against misinformation | Arab News

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I’ve Had It with These Antivax Nurses! | Medpage Today

ZDoggMD gives his take on the nurse fired in Texas Source: I’ve Had It with These Antivax Nurses! | Medpage Today

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Why whooping cough is making a comeback | The Herald

After a week with a dry cough, 16-year-old Ian McCracken started experiencing middle-of-the-night coughing fits so severe, he couldn’t talk. He returned home from his first trip to the urgent care clinic in mid-July with an inhaler and a five-day course of steroids. Source: Why whooping cough is making a comeback | The Herald

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Daniel Ruth: With measles in Pinellas, Hillsborough may be next. Stupid knows no bounds

If it can happen over there, it can happen here. After all, stupid knows no boundaries.In recent days, Pinellas County health officials have been alarmed over the discovery of four new cases of mea Source: Daniel Ruth: With measles in Pinellas, Hillsborough may be next. Stupid knows no bounds

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Is there a measles crisis happening? – News – Beauregard Daily News – Beauregard, LA – DeRidder, LA

Part one of three: In this three-part series, we will be tackling the issue of vaccines. Part one focuses mostly on the measles vaccination. Source: Is there a measles crisis happening? – News – Beauregard Daily News – Beauregard, LA – DeRidder, LA

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Why People Believe False Information Despite Contrary Evidence

How much confidence we have in our beliefs may be influenced more by feedback rather than hard evidence. This can impair our ability to see the truth as we may ignore our own observations. Source: Why People Believe False Information Despite Contrary Evidence