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Democrats push to update school immunization schedule over objections from antivaxxers, GOP – Virginia Mercury

A legislative proposal to conform the state’s immunization requirements to federal guidelines is advancing over outspoken opposition from a contingent of Republican lawmakers and anti-vaccine parents. The schedule of vaccines children must be given to attend school in Virginia hasn’t been updated since 2008 and, over the past decade, GOP lawmakers have blocked periodic efforts […]

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Oprah’s best and worst health advice: vaccines, meditation, diet – Insider | W/Note Added From Eve Reiland

Note: Does Oprah have ANY understanding of what her shows with Jenny McCarthy, Katie Wright and every other parent of Autistics that pushed the tragedy narrative and biomedical treatments for ‘healing and recovering’ your Autistic child did to Autistic people? Does she know how she’s contributed to the harm of Autistic children around the world […]

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Inside the infodemic: Coronavirus in the age of wellness

× As the disease spreads, so do “quack cures” such as garlic, bleach and silver solution, peddled on social media. Source: Inside the infodemic: Coronavirus in the age of wellness

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Dear Me: A Letter To My 16-Year-Old Self | Life 2.0

Originally posted on The Ghost Beneath Me:
Note: This piece ran as a Valley Voices article in The Fresno Bee in 2015 Dear Me, First, you’re not stupid. You’re going to be one of the most brilliant people you ever meet. Right now, most folks don’t understand how you think because you’re more abstract to…

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I’m Not a “Picky Eater,” I’m a Sensory Eater. – In the Loop About Neurodiversity

Parents with autistic children often say that they are “picky eaters,” and I was one of those children who was deemed as such. However, autistic people with sensory sensitivities or aversions to tastes and textures are not picky eaters, they are sensory eaters. They might be “picky” in the sense that they may have a […]

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A New Decade of Autism Appreciation – In the Loop About Neurodiversity

Image description: A neurodiversity flag that Autistics 4 Autistics Ontario (A4A) raised in April, 2019 at Toronto City Hall. Photo credit: Anne L from London Autistics Standing Together (LAST) As 2020 approaches, it is almost the start of not only a new year, but a new decade. It has been over twenty years since the […]

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Congressional Candidates Go Head-To-Head On Health Care — Again | California Healthline

The California Democratic members of Congress who flipped seven Republican seats two years ago made health care a major campaign issue, criticizing their opponents for voting to repeal the Affordab… Source: Congressional Candidates Go Head-To-Head On Health Care — Again | California Healthline