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A Lawsuit Against Apple’s App Store Could Be Big For Spotify – Rolling Stone

If the Supreme Court sides with the iPhone owners bringing the lawsuit, Apple Music’s competitors will benefit. Source: A Lawsuit Against Apple’s App Store Could Be Big For Spotify – Rolling Stone

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#AntiVaxxers Love @JennyMcCarthy ‘s 2019 Make Up Collection | Merry Measles!

Did you see Jenny McCarthy came out with a new makeup line? Merry Measles 2018 Everyone! #antivaxxers can bite me. #vaccineswork #lightitupgold #actuallyautistic

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Protecting the Value of Medical Science in the Age of Social Media and “Fake News” | Shared Decision Making and Communication | JAMA | JAMA Network

This Viewpoint discusses the spread of scientific misinformation through social media, and countermeasures scientists and institutions can use to monitor and respond to it. Source: Protecting the Value of Medical Science in the Age of Social Media and “Fake News” | Shared Decision Making and Communication | JAMA | JAMA Network

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Doctors should do more than heal — they should be public health activists | CBC News

Some people and organizations, like the NRA, believe that doctors should stick to treating the symptoms of public health issues — that is, mending patients once they’re sick or injured — and leave it to others to worry about the cause. But that’s a shortsighted approach to medicine. Source: Doctors should do more than heal […]

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She won’t back down: MD vows to fight back after anti-vax death threats | CBC Radio

Dr. Eve Switzer has been targeted by anti-vaxxers – a relatively small but aggressively vocal group that spreads misinformation about vaccines. But the online assault has only encouraged her to fight harder for children and public health. Source: She won’t back down: MD vows to fight back after anti-vax death threats | CBC Radio

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Anti-Vax Message Gets Meaner on Social Media

Anti-vaccine activists are attacking pediatricians head-to-head on Twitter, Facebook and other social media and they’re not hesitating to make it personal. Source: Anti-Vax Message Gets Meaner on Social Media

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Doctors Are Being Cyberbullied: Why That’s Bad, and How We’re Fighting Back – generallymedicine

I’m being cyberbullied. On August 8th, a colleague had posted a video on Instagram for National Immunization Month, and was bombarded with nasty comments and negative fake reviews from anti-v… Source: Doctors Are Being Cyberbullied: Why That’s Bad, and How We’re Fighting Back – generallymedicine