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Measles outbreak: Washington health secretary calls for national campaign to combat anti-vaxxers – The Washington Post

Top official overseeing Washington state’s worst measles outbreak in two decades says U.S. government needs a national campaign to counter false information about vaccines, much like the anti-smoking campaigns launched decades ago. Source: Measles outbreak: Washington health secretary calls for national campaign to combat anti-vaxxers – The Washington Post

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Revealed: AmazonSmile helps fund anti-vaccine groups | US news | The Guardian

Amazon’s charity arm allows shoppers to donate to an organization of their choosing – including anti-vaccine groups Source: Revealed: AmazonSmile helps fund anti-vaccine groups | US news | The Guardian

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How to Help Us (Music Video) featuring 50 autistic children – YouTube

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How I Know We Need Autism Awareness – The Good Men Project

Who knows what a person on the spectrum looks like? Source: How I Know We Need Autism Awareness – The Good Men Project

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University of Utah study finds higher suicide risk in people with autism | Deseret News

New research from the University of Utah found that people with autism were at a higher risk to die from suicide than people without autism from 2013-2017. Source: University of Utah study finds higher suicide risk in people with autism | Deseret News

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Autistic people angry at having to disclose diagnosis to DVLA even if driving not affected | Society | The Guardian \ Circa 03/03/09

EHRC says consultation about change in policy should have taken place Source: Autistic people angry at having to disclose diagnosis to DVLA even if driving not affected | Society | The Guardian

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Lecture focuses on racial disparities in treatment of autism – The Observer

  On Feb. 26 Dr. David Mandell, the Kenneth E. Appel Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, delivered the third annual Kessler-Freedeim Lecture. The event was sponsored by the Schubert Center for Child Studies and co-sponsored by the International Center for Autism Research and Education. Speaking before a large crowd of […]