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Anti-vaccine messaging spreads rumors and myths as measles outbreak grows – by Jan Wondra – Ark Valley Voice

State public health departments across the country are sounding the alarm about measles, warning the public that vaccinations save lives and family who Source: Anti-vaccine messaging spreads rumors and myths as measles outbreak grows – by Jan Wondra – Ark Valley Voice

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ASAN Condemns New Religious Refusals of Care Rule

ASAN condemns the Trump Administration’s new “Religious Refusals of Care Rule”, which allows hospitals and medical providers to refuse people care based on their religious or moral convictions.  This type of policy is a threat to disability rights. The disability community has continually struggled to get the health care services we need and deserve. We […]

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Geoffrey Dennis: The goring details of an epidemic | Life | dentonrc.com

I was floored. Not by the news that more than 500 children in Brooklyn, New York, had developed measles. I have seen the anti-vaccine movement gain steam over the past Source: Geoffrey Dennis: The goring details of an epidemic | Life | dentonrc.com

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Alone – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent.

Complete white out. Zero vision. Your boots constantly struggling to find grip on the sheet ice. All you can hear is the wind howl and your rasping breathe. Somewhere to your right are bone breakin… Source: Alone – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent.

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How to Memorize an Entire Chapter from “Moby Dick”: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything | Open Culture

Sometimes, when I can’t sleep, I mentally revisit the various homes of my childhood, wandering from room to room, turning on lights and peering in closets until I conk out.Turns out these imaginary tours are also handy mnemonic tools, as Vox’s Dean Peterson explains above. Source: How to Memorize an Entire Chapter from “Moby Dick”: […]