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Don’t Count on Lower Premiums Despite Pandemic-Driven Boon for Insurers | California Healthline

  By Bernard J. WolfsonJuly 31, 2020 When COVID-19 smacked the United States in March and April, health plans feared medical costs could skyrocket, jacking up premiums drastically in 2021, when millions of the newly unemployed might still be out of work. But something else happened: Non-COVID care collapsed as hospitals emptied beds and shut […]

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#QuackWatch | Don’t Fall for This Video: Hydroxychloroquine Is Not a COVID-19 Cure | California Healthline

  Millions of people, including the president of the United States, have seen or shared a video in which a doctor falsely claims there is a cure for the coronavirus, and it’s a medley starring hydroxychloroquine. The video shows several doctors in white coats giving a press conference outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. It persists on social media despite bans from […]

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Great Metal Albums of 1986: Celtic Frost- Tragic Serenades | 80smetalman’s Blog

  A problem I have always had with EPs is that they can be easily missed by me. Often times, I would only hear about them via word of mouth or if I was lucky enough to see it at the record store. Therefore, many of them, like the 1986 offering “Tragic Serenades” from Swiss […]

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A Physicist Examines the Scientific Accuracy of Physics Shown in Major Movies: Batman, Gravity, Contact, Interstellar, Star Trek & More | Open Culture

  Ever had a friend who cannot bring themselves suspend disbelief? It’s not a moral failing, but it can be a tedious quality in situations like, say, the movies, or the cinema, or whatever you call it when you’ve paid your day’s wages for a giant tub of carcinogenic popcorn and a three-hour distraction. (These […]

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Before – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent.

  “Dad do you know that you were born before the introduction of the home computer.” Computers are overrated, not sure they will catch on. “Before the Xbox. Even before Space Invaders” I’m still trying to clear the first wave of aliens. One day…… “Mobile phones still to be stuffed in any trouser pockets in your […]

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Autistic History: Sue Larkey | Fierce Autie

She preaches behavior support and seems to support neurodiversity.  She is complicated so this blog will be quite long. She even goes as far as to interview Yenn Purkis. She has online courses and webinars, a blog, and a podcast. […] Source: Autistic History: Sue Larkey

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Interview: Amanda Seigler | Neurodiversity News

This week, I have interviewed Amanda Seigler, who is the third of the trio of mothers who fight the MMS bleach cult, along with Melissa Eaton and Emma Dalmayne. These are her words. Neurodiversity News: Tell me about yourself and what you do. Amanda Seigler: I am a Hard of Hearing autistic who is married […]