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Naqvi-Mohamed: Smarten up, parents, and vaccinate your kids | Montreal Gazette

Conspiracy theorists and those who choose to ignore science must be held accountable when their decisions put the health of others at risk. Source: Naqvi-Mohamed: Smarten up, parents, and vaccinate your kids | Montreal Gazette

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Quebec City officials confirm first case of measles since 2015 | CTV News Montreal

A case of measles has been detected in a Quebec City hospital for the first time since 2015, health officials confirmed. A middle-aged adult contracted the virus during a trip to Asia and went to the Hotel-Dieu Hospital emergency room on May 30 and 31 while contagious, the director of the regional health authority said. […]

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Autistic kids put in closet – Canada News – Castanet.net

Quebec’s education minister called out a Montreal school Tuesday for its reported practice of locking panicking autistic children into a small and unsafe closet to calm them down. Source: Autistic kids put in closet – Canada News – Castanet.net

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Autism Speaks refuses to talk: 1.5 million autistic people? How do you figure? | Left Brain Right Brain | Circa July 12, 2008

Not long ago Michelle Dawson, an autistic adult and autism researcher in Montreal, Canada, wrote that she had tried to get Autism Speaks to explain how they arrrived at their well known number of autistic people in the US (or just autistic children in the US, depending on which of their statements you are reading). She phoned […]

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Google News Alert for: autism | Circa Jul 12, 2008

Sat, Jul 12, 2008, 8:45 AM | Google News Alert for: autism Study reveals water’s role in rare autismScotsman – United KingdomSCIENTISTS have discovered that water plays a key role in causing an autism condition affecting one in 100000 girls. The insight into the cause of the …See all stories on this topic Autism and a Link to Brain DevelopmentU.S. News […]