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Mum of twins with Down’s syndrome is ‘offered an abortion six times by doctors’ – Mirror Online

Mum-of-four Rachael Prescott, from Oregon, US, said that she was bombarded condolences for her twins Charlotte and Annette’s condition during her pregnancy – they are now healthy one-year-olds Source: Mum of twins with Down’s syndrome is ‘offered an abortion six times by doctors’ – Mirror Online

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Cannabis Divergent News Healthcare & Wellness

Oregon Has Way Too Much Legal Weed. This Is Where It’s Going – VICE

Picture hundreds of pounds of bud rotting in trash bags. Source: Oregon Has Way Too Much Legal Weed. This Is Where It’s Going – VICE

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A Wealthy Manhattan Couple Helped Spread Anti-Vaxx Fears Across the U.S. and in Oregon – Willamette Week

Flagging vaccination rates have led to outbreaks across the U.S. in recent years, including in southwest Washington and Portland. Source: A Wealthy Manhattan Couple Helped Spread Anti-Vaxx Fears Across the U.S. and in Oregon – Willamette Week

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Oregon Police Searching for Teen Battling Rare form of Cancer | Katie Joy

Authorities in Oregon are looking for a teenager, Kylee Dixon, battling a rare form of liver cancer. Kylee Dixon was abducted by her mother after the court […] Source: Oregon Police Searching for Teen Battling Rare form of Cancer | Katie Joy

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Google News Alert for: autism | Circa Fri, May 8, 2009

Google News Alert for: autism In autism class, play is developmentJacksonville Journal-Courier – Jacksonville,IL,USAFour years ago, when Richard joined Ms. Walker in the District 117’s class for students with autism held at Washington Elementary School, counting by fives …See all stories on this topic Art to help autismBelleville News Democrat – IL, USAMueller was always interested in and had met Hillyer’s son, […]

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Anti-vax: Unvaccinated child with tetanus fights for life in Oregon

A 6-year-old boy who didn’t receive childhood vaccinations nearly died after getting tetanus in Oregon’s first pediatric case of this kind in decades. Source: Anti-vax: Unvaccinated child with tetanus fights for life in Oregon

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Boy Who Wasn’t Immunized For Tetanus Spent 57 Days In Oregon Hospital : NPR

It was Oregon’s first pediatric case in more than 30 years. “It was difficult to take care of him, to watch him suffer,” says Judith Guzman-Cottrill, an infectious-disease specialist. Source: Boy Who Wasn’t Immunized For Tetanus Spent 57 Days In Oregon Hospital : NPR