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It’s time to break up the Department of Homeland Security (Opinion) – CNN

David Perry says the bigotry under investigation at the Border Patrol, the overreach at Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the terrible conditions in border facilities show an DHS, it’s time to dismantle the catch-all department, forged in fear in the aftermath of 9/11. Source: It’s time to break up the Department of Homeland Security (Opinion) […]

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Q&A: Eileen de Villa, Toronto’s medical officer of health, on dealing with Doug Ford’s cuts

Measles is back, anti-vaxxers are on the march, but she’s still optimistic Source: Q&A: Eileen de Villa, Toronto’s medical officer of health, on dealing with Doug Ford’s cuts

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A disturbing trend to “cure” autism using “bleach-like solution” is showing up across major social media platforms

Parents admit to using a chemical called Miracle Mineral Supplement in an attempt to cure children with autism Source: A disturbing trend to “cure” autism using “bleach-like solution” is showing up across major social media platforms

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Autism: ‘hidden pool’ of undiagnosed mothers with condition emerging | Society | The Guardian

Experts report growing phenomenon of women recognising themselves as they research their children’s disorders Source: Autism: ‘hidden pool’ of undiagnosed mothers with condition emerging | Society | The Guardian

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Quackery & BS!  Autism can be Cured (lie!)– How to use the Chlorine Dioxide Protocol (#bleachcult) to Recover (recover what?) Broken Lives (Autistic, not broken)

    Kerri Rivera has been researching methods to recover lives of people with autism and related conditions since 2006.She completed DAN based training for the biomedical treatment of autism in 2009 (DAN refers to “Defeat Autism Now”).She has a degree in homeopathy, and has been trained to provide hyperbaric therapy.She is the developer of […]

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An academic whose work helps legitimize MMS, a bogus miracle cure that is actually bleach, lost his title after his study was branded ‘scientifically worthless’ | Business Insider India

A group of online conspiracy theorists claim that a type of toxic bleach is a wonder-cure they call Miracle Mineral Solution (MMS). The substance has been propped up by a video the Red Cross may have been tricked into helping make. The charity now says it“does not support or endorse in any manner” the claims made […]

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Fierce Autistic Advocate: Why saying “no meltdowns” is wrong

So today I went to the school to donate my son’s weighted vest that he had outgrown. Not all insurances cover them. I would be blessed if someone gave one to us. So when I got there, I was waiting for the appropriate staff member to give it to. There as a boy around 12 […]