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Coronavirus myths: 9 myths, scams and conspiracy theories that have gone viral

In the 2011 film Contagion, which tells the story of a fast-moving virus sweeping the globe, two characters are especially instructive. Source: Coronavirus myths: 9 myths, scams and conspiracy theories that have gone viral

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False claims online distort coronavirus symptoms, promote bogus cures

Here are some of the claims spreading online, and the facts you need to know about them. Source: False claims online distort coronavirus symptoms, promote bogus cures

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FactCheck: An outbreak of virus-related misinformation – Anchorage Daily News

False posts online have distorted symptoms of the virus and peddled miracle cures. Here are a few examples – and the facts. Source: FactCheck: An outbreak of virus-related misinformation – Anchorage Daily News

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A Jewish Reaction to an Autistic Child Being Denied First Communion | Fierce Autie

A few days ago, there was a news article about a little boy being denied the first communion at his Catholic church. It was because he is nonverbal and cannot understand right from wrong.  I am Jewish so, I am not well versed on what first communion is but I know it a rite of […]

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Quack Myth: The SIDS and Vaccine Connection | Fierce Autie

In the anti-vaxxer community, there is a belief that there is a connection between Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and vaccines. Babies receive multiple vaccines when they are between 2 and 4 months old. This is the age range that is most common for SIDS. This has led people to believe the two are related.  […]

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Quack Exposed: Kari Budy | Fierce Autie

Karie Bundy’s baby boy was born five weeks premature. He was seemingly healthy and thriving. He was crying at the time babies normally have colic. Colic does not last forever and it stipped about 2 months later. This is normal for colic.  He as vaccinated on the normal vaccine schedule. On March 4th, Karrie found […]

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Fierce Autie: Quack Exposed: Geri Brewster RD, MPH, CDN, PC

Geri Brewster is a nutritionist and private practice owner in Mt. Cisco, NY. She founded her practice in 1991. She has grown it to a 2000+ patient practice. She provides nutrition counseling to people of all ages. She has patients from all sources. She also practices reiki.  She even accepts self-referred patients. She believes that […]