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Instagram's and Facebook's anti-vaccine problems are not surprising

Instagram is full of conspiracy theories and anti-vaccine sites, Taylor Lorenz reported on the Atlantic on Thursday. The Facebook-owned platform, she writes, "Is teeming [with] conspiracy theories, viral misinformation and extremist memes, all thousands-linked together through a network of accounts with incredible algorithmic reach and millions of collective supporters." [19659003] Atlantis survey comes just two weeks after Facebook head of …

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2 unvaccinated American children in Costa Rica test positive for measles, confirms health ministry

On Thursday, Costa Rica's Ministry of Health confirmed positive measles cases in two out of four American children who became ill earlier this month. The Ministry tested four children between the ages of 3 and 10 in Cóbano, Puntarenas, who exhibited measles symptoms after being treated at a social insurance clinic in the region. The parents, who are American citizens …

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Hip Fall Spreading Throughout the Philadelphia Region After Temple Outbreak – CBS Philly

Follow CBSPHILLY Facebook | Twitter PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (CBS) – Mump's case spreads across the Philadelphia region after an outbreak at Temple University. Cases are now reported at Drexel University, West Chester University, Abington Senior High School and North Wales Elementary School. On Friday, Drexel University announced that a doctoral student has contracted the highly contagious disease. "The case at Drexel …

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Unusually late flu season gives rise to a large increase in cases

SEATTLE – Hospitals and health care professionals report a huge increase in the number of flu cases in the Washington state this month – a time of year when the flu season is usually wobbled. The number of record numbers has tested positive for flu in Snohomish County this week, and five people have died of influenza in Kitsap County …

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One was arrested in mortal stabbing of Salt Lake landlord

SALT LAKE CITY – A man has been arrested in connection with the mortal stabbing of his landlord in Salt Lake City. Jesse Joel Bruce, 40, was booked to Salt Lake County Prison for the investigation of murder in the death of Cory Haney, 40. Salt Lake Police responded to a 911 call at 1:15 am on Thursday. When they …

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"Abortion Repeat" with progesterone tested in the study: Shots

The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology says suggestions that a medical abortion can be reversed after more than one hour has not been supported by scientific evidence. Roy Scott / Icon Images / Getty Images hide caption change caption Roy Scott / Icon Images / Getty Images The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology says suggestions that a medical …

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Officials confirm 4 more measles cases in the Detroit area

A photo of a person's skin after contrasting measles. (Source: CDC) Copyright 2019 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, transmitted, rewritten or redistributed. A photo of a person's skin after receiving measles. (Source: CDC) OAK PARK, Mich. (AP) – Health lovers in Michigan have confirmed another four cases of measles in the Detroit area after …

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