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VIDEO: Biden VP contender Karen Bass praises Scientology in 2010 ceremony – Business Insider

In the newly unearthed 2010 video, Rep. Bass praises Scientology and its controversial founder, L. Ron Hubbard. Rep. Karen Bass of California heaped praise on the Church of Scientology in a 2010 ceremony, according to a resurfaced video reported by right-wing website The Daily Caller.  In the video, Bass, who is reportedly in the running to be selected […]

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Unlicensed medical ‘cures’ are flourishing in closed Facebook groups, where cancer treatments — and even surgery — are sold beyond the reach of the law | Circa October 18, 2019

Note From Emma Dalmayne: Mary was me. 😉 . ‘In a phone call to the self-described cancer researcher Amanda Jewell, a British woman who calls herself “Mary” describes how she is struggling to cope. “My mother, she has stage three breast cancer. It’s spread to her right. It’s spread to her lymph nodes and they’re giving her […]

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Bolivian senate approves toxic bleach as COVID-19 treatment – Business Insider

The substance, chlorine dioxide, is banned as a medical treatment in several countries but has become the focus of an alternative medicine movement. The Bolivian senate has approved the use of chlorine dioxide, a toxic bleach, as a treatment for COVID-19, according to an official statement Tuesday. The motion needs to be approved by Bolivia’s lower […]

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MMS advocate Mark Grenon charged after selling bleach as COVID-19 cure – Business Insider

  A self-styled archbishop and three of his sons face federal charges after allegedly promoting a toxic bleach as a miracle cure for illnesses including COVID-19. Mark Grenon, 62, and his three sons all face charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States, conspiracy to violate the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, and criminal […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa April 7, 2015

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comApr 7, 2015, 12:03 PM Googleautism Daily update ⋅ April 7, 2015 NEWS CNN InternationalAustralian police hail ‘miracle’ of autistic boy’s outback survivalCNN International(CNN) A young boy who suffers from autism has been found alive, walking through inhospitable brush days after wandering away from a campsite in … […]

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Texas scientist says the state is facing a ‘humanitarian catastrophe,’ which will worsen without immediate and aggressive social distancing [ARTICLE] – Pulse Nigeria

As the fifth worst-hit state in the United States, Texas has reported at least 128,132 cases of the coronavirus and 2,270 deaths, as of Thursday. The state is grappling with a surge in new cases and confirmed 5,489 new infections on Tuesday alone. Dr. Peter Hotez, who is working to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, said […]

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Fauci says ‘anti-science bias’ in the US is problematic – Business Insider

Dr. Anthony Fauci has expressed concern over what he calls an “anti-science bias” in the US.Fauci, who is considered the top infectious-disease expert in the US, discussed the topic after being asked during a recent podcast why some people might not believe his recommendations.While Fauci did not mention it during the interview, President Donald Trump […]