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Stars help raise billions in EU vaccine drive

Coldplay, Miley Cyrus, Jennifer Hudson and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson lent support to European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen in a coronavirus fundraising drive on Saturday that raised 6.15 billion euros ($6.9 billion). Megastars of music, film, sport, fashion joined online events Source: Stars help raise billions in EU vaccine drive

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Blame and magical thinking: The consequences of the autism “biomed” movement – Science-Based Medicine | Circa February 25, 2013

David Gorski on February 25, 2013 That the myth that vaccines cause autism is indeed nothing more than a myth, a phantom, a delusion unsupported by science is no longer in doubt. In fact, it’s been many years now since it was last taken seriously by real scientists and physicians, as opposed to crank scientists and physicians, […]

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NSW Hollie Hughes anti-vaxxers accuse Australian politician of accusing causing son’s autism  | Daily Mail Online

Liberal NSW senator Hollie Hughes has been harassed with comments urging her to take her own life after opposing views held by Australia’s growing anti-vaxxer movement. Hollie Hughes received more than 1,000 letters from people protesting vaccines The Senator made a Facebook video responding to the anti-vaxxer concerns But Ms Hughes was flooded with vile […]

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Snapshot | Google Alert – autism | Circa April 12, 2011

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comApr 12, 2011, 9:30 PM News 9 new results for autism Autism advocate celebrates ‘big step forward’Cape Breton PostCiaran Halliday, right, a three-year-old Boularderie boy with autism spectrum disorder, works daily with autism interventionists Lynn McNeil, left, and Jennifer Scott as part of the province’s Early Intensive Behaviourial […]

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Siouxsie Wiles to Paleo Pete: I’ll take medical qualifications over your ‘common sense’ any day | The Spinoff

Every time celebrity chef Pete Evans talks about his ‘wellness’ beliefs, scientists and doctors line up to counter them with peer-reviewed research and established facts. That’s because Evans’ ‘common sense’ sounds a lot like utter nonsense, writes Dr Siouxsie Wiles. This article was first published in April 2017. “What do you need a qualification for […]

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Snapshot | Google Alert – autism | Circa February 9, 2011

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comFeb 9, 2011, 8:29 PM News 10 new results for autism Unexpected hurdles may face W.Va. autism measureBusinessWeekBy LAWRENCE MESSINA With the House of Delegates poised to vote Thursday on requiring insurance coverage for autism treatment, West Virginia officials are …See all stories on this topic »Submit this […]

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Snapshot | Google Alert – autism | Circa October 8, 2008

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comOct 8, 2008, 3:42 PM Google News Alert for: autism GulfNewsBecker pitches in for Autism CentreGulfNews – Dubai,United Arab Emirates“I want to play against the No 1 UAE player next month and the proceeds from the match will go towards the support of the Dubai Autism Centre,” Becker […]