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Rockland County Exec Punishes Jewish Constituents by Ruining Passover

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March 26, 2019 I live in upstate New York, one county away from Rockland County. My children have not been vaccinated since my about-to-be-20-year-old daughter was a baby for both religious and medical reasons. My world was rocked yesterday when … Continue reading

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Measles and Vaccines: For Your Compassionate Consideration

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  February 28, 2019 I’m going to be very careful as I write this. In return, I’d like to ask for a degree of care from you. I’d like to ask you to be careful about how you talk about … Continue reading

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I’m Not Afraid of Measles; I’m Afraid of Hatred

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February 15, 2019 I am normally a pretty chill person when it comes to the whole “anti-vaxxers” nonsense. I’ve spent so many years in this conversation that most of the nasty articles and vile comments and heartache just roll right off … Continue reading

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Measles, the Public Health Crisis that . . . Wasn’t

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February 26, 2016 While doing research for an upcoming blog on the changing representation of “anti-vaxxers” in the media, I revisited some of last year’s media coverage of the recent measles outbreak at Disneyland. In the wake of that outbreak, … Continue reading

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Don’t Vaccinate to Protect My Cancer Kid

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I read with great interest the recent ‘measles epidemic’ articles that addressed the vaccine debate from the point of view of a cancer parent. My interest is the result of being a cancer parent myself – my little girl has been … Continue reading

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Vaccine Injury is “Rare”!

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We are closing in on week number two of relentless reporting about the potential, possible, probable measles epidemic. Common to all these stories, beyond the usual rhetoric that the parents of unvaccinated children are killing us all with their ignorant … Continue reading

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