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Whole Foods is selling dangerous anti-vaccine propaganda in its checkout aisles

Whole Foods checkout aisles around the country have sold magazines that promote anti-vaccine talking points. One article, adapted from a defunct anti-vaccine website, is literally titled “MMR Vaccine Causes Autism.” These magazines are also a symptom of a much larger problem: an anti-vaccine movement helped along by social platforms and […]
Whole Foods is selling dangerous anti-vaccine propaganda in its checkout aisles
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Bill Maher agreed with a controversial doctor, repeating a debunked theory that it was ‘realistic’ that vaccines have caused autism in children

Late night TV host Bill Maher invited a controversial doctor, Jay N. Gordon, onto “Real Time with Bill Maher” Friday. Gordon is best known for signing hundreds of personal belief exemptions to school vaccine requirements, advocating for “balanced, moderate” vaccinations, and for calling measles a “benign childhood illness,” leading to […]
Bill Maher agreed with a controversial doctor, repeating a debunked theory that it was ‘realistic’ that vaccines have caused autism in children
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This New York doctor has been publicly urging parents not to vaccinate their children in the midst of a measles outbreak. Why is he still allowed to practice medicine?

A licensed New York pediatrician named Lawrence Palevsky has spread misinformation about the safety of vaccines for years. Palevsky has ramped up his efforts amid outbreaks of measles largely driven by misleading anti-vaccine rhetoric. Doctors like Palevsky are prompting some in the medical community to question whether physicians should lose […]
This New York doctor has been publicly urging parents not to vaccinate their children in the midst of a measles outbreak. Why is he still allowed to practice medicine?