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California Weighs Crackdown On Anti-Vaccine Parents Gaming The System

The California lawmaker who led the charge against personal belief exemptions for state vaccine requirements proposed an update to the law on Tuesday in light of doctors helping anti-vaccine parents game the current system.  The legislation from state Sen. Richard Pan (D), a practicing pediatrician, would require the California Department of Public Health to evaluate […]

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Amazon Yanks At Least 2 Books Telling Parents To Give Autistic Kids Toxic Substances

Amazon has removed at least two listings for books containing nonscientific “cures” for autism, including drinking and bathing in a bleach-like substance and ingesting a drug used to treat lead poisoning. Healing the Symptoms Known as Autism and Fight Autism and Win, both previously on sale through the retail giant, were not available on Wednesday.  The […]