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Anti-vaxx mom asks how to protect her daughter from measles outbreak. The internet delivered.

Gee, if there was only a way to protect children from the measles?

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Earlier this year, there was a measles outbreak that started in Washington and has made its way to Oregon, and anti-vaxxers are the sole cause of this retro death threat.

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Lady Gaga opens up about the steps she took to overcome mental illness.

She created her stage persona to become a stronger person.

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On Thursday, November 8, Lady Gaga was scheduled to speak at a SAG-AFTRA fundraiser in Beverly Hills, California. But because of the mass shooting at a bar in nearby Thousand Oaks the night before, she felt she had to address the issue of mental illness.

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12 'harmless' comments people make about psychiatric medication.

12 'harmless' comments people make about psychiatric medication.

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How I'm Empowering Everyday Citizens to Create the Communities They Desire

I strongly believe that every citizen can create the change they desire for their community.

The alarm goes off. My husband and I get our daughter ready for the school carpool, then make our own commute. Like many of our neighbors, it’s a short walk to a shop or office in the village, or (in our case) an even shorter walk to the office above our garage. After school, our daughter has the freedom to roam ample sidewalks and trails, visiting friends and exploring nature. While she is out, my husband and I prepare dinner using herbs and vegetables from our patio garden and local meats and dairy purchased at the neighborhood independent grocer. An after-dinner stroll with the dog, when the weather is nice, often leads to friendly visits with neighbors doing the same.

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