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Rockland County, New York measles outbreak declared over – KXLY

Officials in Rockland County, New York, declared Wednesday that its measles outbreak is over. Source: Rockland County, New York measles outbreak declared over – KXLY

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Emma Dalmayne – This slime ball just joined my Autism Inclusivity…

This slime ball just joined my Autism Inclusivity group sending me pictures of his kid telling me hes cured him, hes threatening to sue me for exposing him. Do share  😉 . Emma Dalmayne

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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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Spokane Valley acquires weighted blankets to help first responders calm people with autism | The Spokesman-Review

With claims that they help with sleep, anxiety and stress, Spokane first responders are using those calming effects to help people who have autism or are in crisis. Source: Spokane Valley acquires weighted blankets to help first responders calm people with autism | The Spokesman-Review

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FDA Warns That Washington State Church Miracle Cure Is Just Bleach

The Genesis II Church of Health and Healing plans to hold a ceremony on Saturday that they claim cures 95% of all illnesses. Source: FDA Warns That Washington State Church Miracle Cure Is Just Bleach

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Issaquah High School closed Thursday after possible measles exposure – seattlepi.com

Issaquah High School was closed Thursday so staff members’ immunization statuses could be confirmed after a person who was infected with measles spent multiple days at the school while contagious. In a letter sent home to parents by Seattle & King County Public Health, officials said the infected patient was at the campus between May […]

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Autism Policy and Politics: Ad Controversy (circa Tuesday, July 9, 2013)

  Tuesday, July 9, 2013 Source: Autism Policy and Politics: Ad Controversy Activism International