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UK Anti-Vaxxer’s Visit Alarms Medics in Croatia | Balkan Insight

Croatian medics and scientific journalists have urged the public to beware of the announced visit of British anti-vaccine campaigner Andrew Wakefield – whose alarmist message about MMR vaccines for children has been blamed for the reappearance of measles, and led to the loss of his medical license in the UK . Source: UK Anti-Vaxxer’s Visit […]

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What actually changes anti-vaccine minds

The ongoing measles outbreak across the country shows that the anti-vaccination movement is powerful enough to create a legitimate public health crisis. There are now 940 reported cases of measles in 26 states. This is the country’s largest outbreak of the disease in a quarter century. Source: What actually changes anti-vaccine minds

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General Godfrey Bloom Promotes Abuse Against Autistic, Greta Thunberg, In Tweet

General Godfrey Bloom doesn’t like what Greta Thunberg says about climate and her tone to politicians. So he tweets and promotes abuse. He promotes abuse to children and to autistics with his statement. I’ve reported his tweet as abuse. Why do I always feel an overwhelming desire to give this ghastly child a good shaking. […]

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MMS bleach advocates targeted Africa with disowned Red Cross video – Business Insider

Proponents of Miracle Mineral Solution, a form of bleach, are exploiting Africa as a place to administer the substance. Source: MMS bleach advocates targeted Africa with disowned Red Cross video – Business Insider

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A Doctor Speaks Out About Ageism In Medicine | California Healthline

A frank conversation with geriatrician and author Dr. Louise Aronson about medicine’s biased treatment of older adults and what needs to change. Source: A Doctor Speaks Out About Ageism In Medicine | California Healthline

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A Final Comfort: ‘Palliative Transport’ Brings Dying Children Home | California Healthline

In a rare but growing practice, some hospitals offer parents the choice to transport their dying children out of the intensive care unit, with life support in tow, so that they can die at home. Source: A Final Comfort: ‘Palliative Transport’ Brings Dying Children Home | California Healthline

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Not Funny: Midwife Slapped With $4,836 Bill For Laughing Gas During Her Labor | California Healthline

As nitrous oxide makes a comeback for pain relief during childbirth, one medical professional fights back over an overblown charge for using it. Source: Not Funny: Midwife Slapped With $4,836 Bill For Laughing Gas During Her Labor | California Healthline