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Can Probiotics and Parasites Help Treat Autism? – The Atlantic

Evidence connecting the condition to the human microbiome is growing stronger. Could swallowing tapeworms really help? Source: Can Probiotics and Parasites Help Treat Autism? – The Atlantic

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Autistic Londoners issued with ‘autism alert’ cards by police – KTVZ

Police in London have launched an autism card program aimed at improving interactions between officers and people with autism. Source: Autistic Londoners issued with ‘autism alert’ cards by police – KTVZ

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Autistic teen proves bullies wrong by becoming racing driver – Daily Star

An autistic teen hopes to make history by being a part of the first ever all-disabled team of drivers competing at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Bobby Trundley, 19, has found that motorsports helps him to cope with his condition. Since he first sat in the go-kart at the age of 10, the keen […]

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Naqvi-Mohamed: Smarten up, parents, and vaccinate your kids | Montreal Gazette

Conspiracy theorists and those who choose to ignore science must be held accountable when their decisions put the health of others at risk. Source: Naqvi-Mohamed: Smarten up, parents, and vaccinate your kids | Montreal Gazette

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New Brunswick pharmacists back legislation for mandatory immunization – The Globe and Mail

Christine Boudreau, president of the New Brunswick Pharmacists’ Association, says while the province’s recent measles outbreak is over, there’s a need to remain vigilant Source: New Brunswick pharmacists back legislation for mandatory immunization – The Globe and Mail

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Facebook expands fact-checking to Instagram in bid to crack down on misinformation – Easton Caller

  Instagram is taking new steps to curb the spread of misinformation. The social media platform will use Facebook‘s fact-checking processes to demote false photos and memes that are shared on Instagram, according to . It comes as Instagram has faced increasing pressure to in conspiracy theories, hateful rhetoric and false news that has gone […]

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Twelve-Year-Old Deaf Boy Trying To Make Sign Language A GCSE Subject – LADbible

Daniel Jillings speaks BSL, but is prevented from studying a foreign language at GCSE level because of his inability to hear Source: Twelve-Year-Old Deaf Boy Trying To Make Sign Language A GCSE Subject – LADbible