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Viewpoints: Cutting Food Stipends Is Like Taking Away Medicine; Is 2019 The Year ‘The Shot Heard Round The World’ For Alzheimer’s?

Opinion writers weigh in on these health issues and others. Los Angeles Times: Trump Cuts Poverty Food Stipends Just Before Christmas  In a rare moment of bipartisanship, Congress rejected President Trump’s efforts on last year’s farm bill to impose new food stamp restrictions that would have cut benefits for more than a million needy people.… Read More »

At rare trial of alleged vaccine side effects, parents say H1N1 flu shot killed 5-year-old daughter

By most accounts, Amina Abudu was a happy, healthy little girl in 2009, when health authorities declared that a pandemic flu virus was sweeping the world. A vaccine was rushed to market, and the five year old was among millions of Canadians to get the flu shot, amid widespread fears about the new pathogen. Five… Read More »

1,000 unvaccinated Brooklyn children received the MMR shot this week

1,000 unvaccinated Brooklyn children received the MMR shot this week after New York City declared a state of emergency to control the measles outbreak Last week, 3,300 children in Williamsburg (14 percent of all children) had not been vaccinated Since the state of emergency was declared, 1,000 have got the shot, Mayor Bill de Blasio… Read More »