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Sen. Mitt Romney calls for campaign to counter ‘anti-vaxxers’ as researchers race for COVID-19 shots

SALT LAKE CITY — Sen. Mitt Romney called for an aggressive campaign Wednesday to counter growing sentiment that vaccines, including one being developed for COVID-19, are harmful. Describing them as “anti-vaxxers,” Romney said he’s been approached in Utah by people with “whole books” describing why vaccines are bad and made from adulterated sources. “It’s not […]

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Utah Sen. Mitt Romney injects himself into growing vaccination debate

United States Sen. Mitt Romney, R-UT, called on the federal government on Wednesday to actively work “to resolve the debate (and) the uncertainty that so many Americans have about the wisdom of receiving vaccines” and to address the increasing number of parents who believe vaccines are harmful to their children. During a U.S. Senate Committee […]

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Love On The Spectrum Is Getting A Second Season

Screen Australia has commissioned the upcoming season of the show at the ABC, after the announcement they’re investing $1.3million of production funding. The show will be split into four parts and we’ll get the privilege of meeting a completely new group of a-typical people looking for love and my heart is WARM. […] Source: https://www.wsfm.com.au/entertainment/love-on-the-spectrum-is-getting-a-season-2/

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa September 2, 2016

autismDaily update ⋅ September 2, 2016 NEWS  Ultrasound in 1st trimester of pregnancy linked to autism – studyRTThe study – published in the journal Autism Research and conducted by professionals from the University of Washington’s (UW) Medicine school, UW …Diagnostic Ultrasounds In First Trimester Of Pregnancy May Increase Severity Of Autism Symptoms – Medical DailyUltrasound in first trimester linked to autism, says UW study – KING5.comUW study: autism severity could be […]

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Snapshot | Google alerts – autism | Circa July 7, 2016

autismDaily update ⋅ July 7, 2016 NEWS  Autism Hope: Mother shares experiences of raising a child on the autismspectrumNews 10NBCIf you are not personally affected by autism, chances are you know someone who is. But what is it exactly? Parents of autistic children will tell you they …Flag as irrelevant  Mirror.co.ukJo Cox helped secure autism diagnosis for four-year-old boy – the day she was killedMirror.co.ukMurdered […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa June 9, 2016

autismDaily update ⋅ June 9, 2016 NEWS  MedscapeFolic Acid Linked to Less Autism in Kids of Women With EpilepsyMedscapePrevious research showed that exposure in utero to AEDs increases the risk for autism spectrum disorder in offspring, said Dr Bjørk. In 2014, another …Flag as irrelevant  kfor.comDead Center Film Selection Made by Students from AutismOklahomakfor.comBut this collection of film makers is made unique because […]

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Movie Review: Vaxxed | LBRB | Circa April 2, 2016

By Matt Carey Andrew Wakefield’s film, VAXXED, opened today in a theater in New York. Mr. Wakefield somehow convinced Robert De Niro to break the rules of the Tribeca Film Festival and personally insert the film into the lineup of TFF. When this was discovered, Mr. De Niro first defended his decision and, after getting […]