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Quack Exposed: Golden Sunrise Nutraceutical/ Pharmaceuticals | Fierce Autie

Golden Sunrise Nutraceutical Incorporation was founded in 2016 by Huu Tieu who is 58 years old. They claim their products were in development for 30 years. They produce “alternative herbal(botanical)” products by creating “gene rejuvenation. “ The Conditions Golden Sunrise Nutraceuticals Claim to Treat Alzheimers disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis Autism  autoimmune disorders (which ones? All […]

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Autism And Homelessness Toolkit | UK | Circa April 2019

Introduction There is increasing awareness that autistic people maybe at higher risk of homelessness. This has not previously been recognised, and as a result services may not be meeting the different needs of autistic people experiencing homelessness.Autism is a lifelong disability that affects how people perceive the world and interact with others. It is likely […]

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Quackery Exposed: Functional Medicine | Fierce Autie

Functional medicine is a form of alternative medicine that includes a large number of unproven and disproven methods and treatments of different diseases, illnesses and disabilities. They claim that they focus on the “root causes” of different conditions based on interactions between the environment and the gastrointestinal, endocrine, and immune systems to create “individual treatment […]

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Student org reckons with mental health concerns

The month of September is Suicide Prevention Month. It’s a time for students, community members, mental health advocates and organizations to come together to promote suicide prevention awareness. Student organizations are making a push to promote mental wellness on Auburn’s campus. TJ Annerino,  senior in political science and government, is co-president of Auburn’s chapter of […]

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Two Kansas lawmakers walking long road to legalizing medicinal marijuana

Gail Finney and David Haley were the target of jokes and caustic blowback years ago after suggesting Kansas pass a law legalizing medical use of cannabis products. Both had family members regurgitate propaganda reminiscent of “Reefer Madness” while expressing surprise they would take a pro-pot position while federal government categorically listing marijuana as equally dangerous […]

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Vermont: Lawmakers Send Marijuana Retail Sales Bill, Automatic Expungement Measure to Governor’s Desk

Members of the Vermont state Senate approved a pair of marijuana law reform measures this morning, sending both to the desk of Governor Phil Scott. Senators approved S. 54, which regulates the commercial production and retail sales of marijuana to adults, by a vote of 23 to 6. A bicameral conference committee had previously reconciled the bill’s language earlier this […]

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Mental Health And Police Violence: How Crisis Intervention Teams Are Failing

Nationwide protests over police accountability and racial justice have reenergized longstanding efforts to fundamentally change how police departments respond to someone in a mental health emergency. Many are calling for removing or dramatically reducing law enforcement’s role in responding to those crisis calls unless absolutely necessary. Since 2015, nearly a quarter of all people killed by police officers in America have […]