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7 Ways Anti-Vaxxers Are Worse than You Ever Could Have Imagined

I wrote the other day about how most parents that are not vaccinating are not senseless or stupid; They are just parents who have anxieties around vaccines and are not sure …

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Bad Chart Thursday: Public Displays of Affection

I wasn’t going to do a Valentine’s Day post. It’s a holiday that doesn’t really cross my radar except for maybe the prospect of discounted candy after it’s over. But …

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SoD Cross-post: Anti-vax “prof” ignites scandal at Queen’s U

This post was originally published on School of Doubt. Read it there or catch the beginning below. This week the Principal and Provost of Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario publicly …

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Global Quickies: Norse Gods, Pangolins, and Abducted Girls Going Back to School

GERMANY (From Amy) “Members of Germany’s neo-Nazi National Democratic party (NPD) were forced to cancel a protest in the south-west city of Freiburg after they got on to a train …

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Bad Chart Thursday: The TRUTH about Bad Measles Charts the Mainstream Media Is Suppressing

Roman Bystrianyk and Suzanne Humphries have a cherry to pick with proponents of vaccination. Their article on the measles vaccine was recently published on Health Impact News’s Vaccine Impact website …

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Global Quickies: First Female Bishop, Conviction for FGM, and Astrological Elections

(TW for sexual violence in the last item) EL SALVADOR A woman charged with murder for delivering a stillborn baby alone has been pardoned, but at least 16 other women …

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#AskAChemist: What’s making up my make-up?

This week on Ask A Chemist… I recently purchased bareMinerals’ liquid foundation ‘BARESKIN’ at Sephora. The package insert says it’s “formulated without” water, oil, or silicone. What the hell is …

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#AskAChemist: The LA treatment

This is the first installment of Ask A Chemist. Here’s a question received from LA peep @SurlyAmy… L.A. Valley is switching from chlorine to chloramine to clean up the water system (which …

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