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‘Ripe for an Outbreak’: Vaccine Exemptions Are on the Rise

By many measures, the anti-vaccination movement is thriving. But not in California, which removed nonmedical exemptions after measles spread throughout the state. Source: ‘Ripe for an Outbreak’: Vaccine Exemptions Are on the Rise

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Big Fears Little Risks – Help Fund Our Documentary | American Council on Science and Health

“Big Fears Little Risks” is a documentary, but unlike most of what you see on places like Netflix, it is pro-science, and not scaremongering trace chemicals, food, or the modern world. Instead, we note that humans are generally bad at evaluating risk while handing over much of our decision-making to “bubbles of eminence” in self-appointed groups […]

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Anti-Vaxxers Like Congressman-Elect Mark Green Shouldn’t Be in Government | American Council on Science and Health

One of these beliefs is not like the other: The moon landing was faked. 9/11 was an inside job. Vaccines cause autism. What all the beliefs have in common is that they’re completely bonkers and quite rightly shunned by sane society. But the belief that vaccines cause autism is unique; unlike the other two myths, […]