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Transgender Day of Remembrance: 311 trans people murdered in last year

Candles will be lit and silences taken as trans folk and allies come together to celebrate Transgender Day of Remembrance, paying respect to the 311 killed. Source: Transgender Day of Remembrance: 311 trans people murdered in last year

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FDA warns ‘miracle solution’ is just bleach | 13newsnow.com

If you’re drinking ‘Miracle’ or ‘Master’ Mineral Solution or other sodium chlorite products, stop now. The FDA says it’s just bleach. Source: FDA warns ‘miracle solution’ is just bleach | 13newsnow.com

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‘I’m going to bash the autism out of your kids’ – Mother ‘living in fear’ after threatening call – Independent.ie

A mother-of-five has complained to gardaí after a man threatened her over the phone, saying “you and your autistic kids will get their heads bashed in… I’m going to bash the autism out of them.” The intimidating phone-call was made to Fiona O’Leary, an autism rights campaigner, last month. … Source: ‘I’m going to bash […]

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New Autism Study: Gluten-free Diet Does Not Help Autistic Children

Many parents have tried putting their autistic children on gluten-free diets, in the hope that it would improve their symptoms. A new study finds that gluten-free diets have no effect on autism. Source: New Autism Study: Gluten-free Diet Does Not Help Autistic Children

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EDITORIAL: No vaccine, no school | Local-Perspectives | Opinion | The Chronicle Herald

On Friday, the Pacific islands of Samoa invoked emergency powers, closing all schools and declaring plans to make measles vaccinations mandatory. The dramatic response came as a lethal measles … Source: EDITORIAL: No vaccine, no school | Local-Perspectives | Opinion | The Chronicle Herald

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Anti-vaxxer NRL WAG sparks outrage after charging $2000 for an online ‘wellness’ program | Daily Mail Online

A controversial anti-vaxxer NRL WAG is facing more public backlash from health clinicians over the online wellness and lifestyle programs she promotes on social media. Source: Anti-vaxxer NRL WAG sparks outrage after charging $2000 for an online ‘wellness’ program | Daily Mail Online

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The Eclipse of Truth | Libby Anne

To the Trump administration, truth appears to be a pesky, irrelevant detail. I could have used a million other examples of blatant lies like this. This one […] Source: The Eclipse of Truth | Libby Anne