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The Life Autistic: How Three Odd Questions Made One Good Friend – The Life Autistic

Friendships aren’t found; they’re built. I’d just moved from Iceland to Jacksonville, Florida. Moving and resetting life was common, but as a pre-teen, I felt way more self-aware … Source: The Life Autistic: How Three Odd Questions Made One Good Friend – The Life Autistic

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Going Back, Moving Forward – Eclectic Autistic

As I mentioned last week, I’ve been having some feelings about my recent return to MIT for my 25th reunion, and how that relates to how I’m feeling about starting graduate school in the fall. Thank… Source: Going Back, Moving Forward – Eclectic Autistic

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Dr. J. Mark Shreve column: Vaccines save lives | THEIR OPINION | richmond.com

I could not be a pediatrician without vaccines. Source: Dr. J. Mark Shreve column: Vaccines save lives | THEIR OPINION | richmond.com

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From the John Roecker Files: A Scientology Training Film from the 1980’s on How to Recruit People! – The Scientology Money Project

This grainy Scientology video was posted by our good friend and neighbor the film director John Roecker. The film is very stiff and stilted. Still, it’s worth watching to see how Scientology … Source: From the John Roecker Files: A Scientology Training Film from the 1980’s on How to Recruit People! – The Scientology Money […]

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In The Studio: Mental Health Advocates On Knowing The Signs, Introducing Teens To Wellness Careers | Valley Public Radio

Last week we brought you a story about high schoolers in Merced asking for a mental health class, and getting one. This week, moderator Kathleen Schock Source: In The Studio: Mental Health Advocates On Knowing The Signs, Introducing Teens To Wellness Careers | Valley Public Radio

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Summer Camp Is Newest Front In Battle With Measles Outbreak | Yeshiva World News

The battle to contain the worst U.S. measles outbreak in 27 years has a new front: summer camp. Vaccinations have been made mandatory this summer for campers and staff in several counties north of … Source: Summer Camp Is Newest Front In Battle With Measles Outbreak | Yeshiva World News

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We all believe in science | The Riverdale Press | riverdalepress.com

On May 25, 1961, President John F. Kennedy said, “This nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before the decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon, and returning him safely to Earth.” At the time, a Gallup poll reported 58 percent of the country opposed this endeavor. Source: We all believe […]