The parents of 42 children affected by the ban at the school, the Green Meadow Waldorf School, sued the Rockland County health department, asking a federal judge to issue an injunction to allow the children to return. On Tuesday, the request was denied

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Experts are calling on company to counter closed groups where members can post misinformation without challenge

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Researchers who study the beliefs of anti-vaxxers have found many different reasons, not just religious or political, as to why some parents refuse to get their children vaccinated. Joel Michael Reynolds considers such decisions to be downright indefensible. And here are three reasons why

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In a letter to the Baltimore Sun, a group of geneticists, genetic counselors, and ethicists, including our Debra Mathews, supports efforts to reunite immigrant families as quickly as possible, while raising serious concerns about the use of DNA testing as a means of achieving this goal

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Oscar Benevidez, MD writes ‘As a pediatrician, I’m aware of the overwhelming evidence that prolonged, highly stressful experiences during childhood, such as forcible family separation, causes long-lasting injury to the developing brain and harms health.’

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Father of seriously ill British toddler flies to Vatican to urge pontiff to intervene in legal fight

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Britain’s Court of Appeal ruled Monday against the parents of a terminally ill toddler who sought permission to take him to Italy for medical treatment that lower U.K. courts blocked in favor of suspending life support

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After a long legal battle in China with no known precedent, a surrogate mother has given birth to a boy four years after his parents died in a car crash, a local newspaper has reported

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