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Jennifer Marshall: THIS IS MY BRAVE Co-Founder Chosen As Washingtonian Of The Year! – Pete Earley

(Jennifer Marshall holding photo of This Is My Brave co-founder Anne Marie Ames) (1-7-18) I’m delighted that Jennifer Marshall, co-founder of This Is My Brave, will be honored this month by Washingtonian Magazine as one of its ten Washingtonians of the Year for achievements during 2018. This prestigious award recognizes Washington D.C. area residents whoClick […]

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The “David Bowie Is” Exhibition Is Now Available as an Augmented Reality Mobile App That’s Narrated by Gary Oldman: For David Bowie’s Birthday Today | Open Culture

Maybe it’s too soon to divide pop music history into “Before David Bowie” and “After David Bowie,” but two years after Bowie’s death, it’s impossible to imagine pop music history without him. Source: The “David Bowie Is” Exhibition Is Now Available as an Augmented Reality Mobile App That’s Narrated by Gary Oldman: For David Bowie’s […]

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The Golden Globes Did Something Pro-Science, And Anti-Vaxxers Were Enraged | Science 2.0

When I first began writing about the anti-vaccine issue, California was the home of the movement (1). The state had more philosophical exemptions than the rest of the country combined, and they were primarily wealthy white elites living on the coast.You know, like Hollywood. Source: The Golden Globes Did Something Pro-Science, And Anti-Vaxxers Were Enraged […]

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Is the anti-vaccine movement putting lives at risk? Podcast | Society | The Guardian

After a surge of measles outbreaks in the EU, Sarah Boseley looks back at how confidence in the MMR vaccine was dented by one doctor’s discredited campaign against it. Plus: Sonia Sodha on how to improve the British honours system Source: Is the anti-vaccine movement putting lives at risk? Podcast | Society | The Guardian

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How Do You Deal With an Anti-Vaxxer? – Jewish Exponent

Dear Miriam, I work with children, and I have small children. I have a duty to make sure I take health into careful and great consideration; part of that is making sure my family is up to date on their vaccines. How do I maintain a friendship with a good friend who I just found […]

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Anti-vaxxers respond to Golden Globes flu shot bit

Critics of vaccinations followed Andy Samberg’s instructions and put napkins on their heads. Source: Anti-vaxxers respond to Golden Globes flu shot bit

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Autism Network International: THE DEVELOPMENT OF A COMMUNITY AND ITS CULTURE | PART 12: Finding Home … or Creating it | BY JIM SINCLAIR (2005)