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Today’s measles outbreak, brought to you by Generation Rescue and other anti-vaccine misinformation sources | Left Brain Right Brain

With less than a half-dozen full-time activists, annual budgets of six figures or less, and umpteen thousand courageous, undaunted, and selfless volunteer parents, our community, held together with… Source: Today’s measles outbreak, brought to you by Generation Rescue and other anti-vaccine misinformation sources | Left Brain Right Brain

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The Last Duel Took Place in France in 1967, and It’s Caught on Film | Open Culture

Another man insults your honor, leaving you no choice but to challenge him to a highly formalized fight to the death: in the 21st century, the very idea strikes us as almost incomprehensibly of the past. Source: The Last Duel Took Place in France in 1967, and It’s Caught on Film | Open Culture

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The Girl Who Came Out of the Woods // Emily Barr – CrankyAutistic

Summary A commune hidden from the world. A terrible accident. A lifetime of secrets to uncover. The new YA thriller from Emily Barr. I’ve been trapped here for days. What if I die here? I dec… Source: The Girl Who Came Out of the Woods // Emily Barr – CrankyAutistic

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Divergent News Healthcare & Wellness

Anti-Vaxxers: Where Did They Come From, When Will They Go?

Twenty years ago, Andrew Wakefield made an unprecedented claim to the scientific community that spurred what is now the anti-vaxxer movement. Source: Anti-Vaxxers: Where Did They Come From, When Will They Go?

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These Hilarious Memes Call Out Anti-Vaxxers’ Bullsh*t

Take that anti-vaxxers. Source: These Hilarious Memes Call Out Anti-Vaxxers’ Bullsh*t

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Kayyem: Time to get tougher on the anti-vaccine crowd – Opinion – Journal Star – Peoria, IL

I love my children. And, if I’m in a gracious mood, I believe parents who do not vaccinate their children love theirs as much as I love mine.But, I am quite confident in this fact: I love their children much more than they love mine. These anti-vaxxer parents — call them free-riders or even pro-plague — are […]

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Measles cases flare beyond 700 and anti-vaxxers — the apex helicopter parent — are to blame | Salon.com

If you think measles is bad, you should have been around for polio Source: Measles cases flare beyond 700 and anti-vaxxers — the apex helicopter parent — are to blame | Salon.com