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Maine Voters Consider U-Turn On Vaccine Exemptions | California Healthline

States tried to tighten vaccine requirements last year in the midst of measles outbreaks, but a backlash against a tougher law in Maine put a referendum on the ballot there. Voters weigh in on Supe… Source: Maine Voters Consider U-Turn On Vaccine Exemptions | California Healthline

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Failure To Communicate: The Debate On ACA Rages On 10 Years After Passage | California Healthline

Health policy is complicated. As a result, many journalists ― and sometimes policymakers ― have defaulted to talking about its politics. That means opponents often have shaped the debate about the … Source: Failure To Communicate: The Debate On ACA Rages On 10 Years After Passage | California Healthline

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HHS Removed Images Of Condoms From HIV/AIDS Awareness Fliers | California Healthline

For those who are sexually active, condoms are widely recognized as the most effective method for preventing HIV and other diseases, if used correctly. But a fact sheet with “unapproved condom imag… Source: HHS Removed Images Of Condoms From HIV/AIDS Awareness Fliers | California Healthline

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Coronavirus Stress Test: Many 5-Star Nursing Homes Have Infection-Control Lapses | California Healthline

Since the beginning of 2017, inspectors have cited more nursing homes for failing to ensure that all workers follow federal prevention and control protocols than for any other type of violation, ac… Source: Coronavirus Stress Test: Many 5-Star Nursing Homes Have Infection-Control Lapses | California Healthline

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Quack Exposed: Dr. Shawn Centers | Fierce Autie

Dr. Centers is a holistic doctor with a pediatrics and osteopath specialty. He treats his patients at the Children’s Hope Center in San Diego, California. Dr. Centers founded the Children’s Hope Center in 2016. Source: Fierce Autie: Quack Exposed: Dr. Shawn Centers

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SXSW not canceling festival, despite virus concerns – News – Austin American-Statesman – Austin, TX

Amid escalating anxiety about the spread of the new coronavirus, South by Southwest officials said Monday they are proceeding with the massive conference.The decision came as more than 22,000 people signed an online petition calling for the cancellation of the festival, due to run March 13-22 in Austin, and the CEO of Twitter pulled out […]

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Virus Exposes U.S. Unreadiness, Testing Trump’s Grip on Crisis

On March 3, voters in the state of Maine will face two decisions: who they want to be the democratic nominee for president and whether or not preventable diseases are actually pretty chill and fine. The nominee decision is, as you are no doubt aware, highly multiple choice. The preventable disease decision is a bit more black […]