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40% of Americans Don’t Plan to Get a Flu Shot, Poll Says | Time

The flu vaccine is recommended for almost everyone Source: 40% of Americans Don’t Plan to Get a Flu Shot, Poll Says | Time

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Old guard antivaccine activist J. B. Handley loses his best platform to spread misinformation – RESPECTFUL INSOLENCE

J. B. Handley and Orac go way back (to 2005), when Orac first encountered Handley’s brand of blustering, arrogantly ignorant antivaccine pseudoscience. Lately, Handley’s been blogging over at Medium. A couple of weeks ago, Medium kicked him off its platform for violating its TOS. Schadenfreude ensues. Source: Old guard antivaccine activist J. B. Handley loses […]

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Measles Are Coming Back Around The World, And The Reasons Should Make Us Ashamed

It’s an entirely preventable disease.   The world has not done enough to improve vaccination coverage, and now, measles is experiencing a resurgence in nearly every corner of the globe. Last year, the number of reported measles cases spiked by more than 30 percent worldwide, according to a new report from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the […]

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Everything Leaving & Coming To Netflix In December 2018 From Holiday Originals To Marvel Blockbusters

‘Tis the season to stay inside and watch Netflix — hopefully with a mug full of hot chocolate and extra marshmallows. From the looks of everything leaving and coming to Netflix in December 2018, as the temperature outside drops, they’ll be a lot to… Source: Everything Leaving & Coming To Netflix In December 2018 From […]

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Measles outbreaks across England – GOV.UK

Public Health England is advising the public to ensure they have had 2 doses of MMR vaccine after outbreaks of measles are confirmed across England. Source: Measles outbreaks across England – GOV.UK

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An Appeal to Stop the Inhumane Deportation of Gopul Anand | Autistic UK

POSTED BY: ERROL KERR 05/12/2018 by Errol Kerr and Kat Humble Gopul Anand, 23, is fascinated by computers. He loves to explore science, music and art and has an immense interest in learning as much as he possibly can about the world. His brother, currently studying computer science at university, shares information on what he is studying […]

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Reliving my (painful) past

Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters on Unsplash   I want to preface this post by saying that these are things i’ve experienced and at the time of writing this, I do not have a PTSD diagnosis. I, in … Source: Reliving my (painful) past