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An Autistic Teen Is Learning Jiu-Jitsu After Being Attacked

The emotional toll from being bullied or attacked can be serious, and many victims are left feeling helpless when they learn they don’t have the necessary tools to defend themselves in cases of physical violence. Powers Martial Arts Academy stepped up to the plate to help a 17-year-old boy named Nick, who has autism. Nick […]

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New vaccination bill proposed by local Ohio lawmaker

  Senate Education Committee Chairwoman Peggy Lehner, R-Kettering, is pushing a bill to only allow Ohio children to skip vaccinations for medical reasons — a move that is expected to bring opposition from anti-vaccination groups as well as conservative lawmakers who place a premium on individual rights. Source: New vaccination bill proposed by local Ohio […]

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Letter: Dispatch gave credibility to Kennedy’s claims – Opinion – The Columbus Dispatch – Columbus, OH

I was disappointed to see the Thursday Dispatch article “Robert F. Kennedy Jr., 120 others at Statehouse blast vaccinations.” The article failed to mention that Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is an environmental lawyer, not a health care professional. He has no training in medicine, public health or vaccines. There is no debate among the medical […]

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Health Care Employers Will Fight Bill That Bans Vaccine Requirements | WOSU Radio

Health officials plan to oppose a bill under consideration in the Ohio House that would prohibit employers from requiring workers to get vaccines. Source: Health Care Employers Will Fight Bill That Bans Vaccine Requirements | WOSU Radio

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Letter: Wouldn’t Kennedy prefer to avoid getting polio? – Opinion – The Columbus Dispatch – Columbus, OH

So, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and his Children’s Health Defense organization are against vaccinations of any kind. Let’s assume Kennedy is living in 1953. He gets polio. He is put in an iron lung, the treatment at that time for thousands and thousands of people with that disease. He can’t move. He gets to stare […]

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Robert F. Kennedy Jr., 120 others at Statehouse blast vaccinations – News – The Columbus Dispatch – Columbus, OH

Cara Hathaway left her job as a speech therapist because she couldn’t work in a hospital and speak out against the vaccine manufacturers she believes are doing more harm than good, she said.A bad reaction to the vaccine for human papillomavirus and a miscarriage after she was vaccinated for the flu motivated Hathaway to learn […]

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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. leads anti-vaccination meeting at Ohio Statehouse | WTRF

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – Robert F. Kennedy Jr. told an audience at the Ohio Statehouse Wednesday that the United States has among the world’s sickest children despite having the world’s most a… Source: Robert F. Kennedy Jr. leads anti-vaccination meeting at Ohio Statehouse | WTRF