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Jameela Jamil Munchausen’s claim addressed as she slams viral theory | Metro News

Jameela addressed the claims, slamming the accusations she’d made up previous illnesses. Source: Jameela Jamil Munchausen’s claim addressed as she slams viral theory | Metro News

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Actress Lian Ben Porat Reveals for the First Time Her Struggles with Tourette’s Syndrome – Press Release – Digital Journal

February 11, 2020 – Actress Lian Ben Porat is considered among the new and promising faces to watch out for in the entertainment industry. Lian appeared in a solo show this Saturday, and for the first time publicly shared her struggles of living with Tourette Syndrome and her journey towards regaining control over her life. […]

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Dad ‘cannot speak’ to autistic son at mental health unit – BBC News

Wayne Erasmus says he has not been able to see or speak to his son Huw for three years. Source: Dad ‘cannot speak’ to autistic son at mental health unit – BBC News

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Polk man pleads in case of autistic girl kept in dog cage – News – The Ledger – Lakeland, FL

Polk’s Hector Guzman Morales and his wife, Pamela Ramos, were charged in connection with holding their 12-year-old autistic, non-verbal daughter in a feces-laden dog cage. Guzman Morales pleaded no contest to child neglect and failure to report child abuse Tuesday. Source: Polk man pleads in case of autistic girl kept in dog cage – News […]

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COVID-19, coronavirus’ new name, avoids ‘stigmatizing’ Wuhan, China – Washington Times

The disease that has killed more than 1,000 people in China, stopped flights and disrupted trade now has a name — “COVID-19,” a moniker that combines “coronavirus,” “disease” and the year it was discovered while averting the ignominy of tying the disease to an entire place or people, like the Spanish flu a century ago. […]

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Seeking ‘Health Freedom,’ Some Parents Relocate To Idaho For Its Looser Vaccine Laws | KUNC

At a public hearing last year in Boise, Idaho, recent transplant Alicia Peterson urged lawmakers not to tighten vaccine requirements. “I, this last year, Source: Seeking ‘Health Freedom,’ Some Parents Relocate To Idaho For Its Looser Vaccine Laws | KUNC

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As Seen On Facebook | Autism Speaks Rebrand Q & A | Growing Up Aspie – A Comic By Nathan McConnell