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  1. Nonvaccinated child denied entry into Wind Gap Middle School without scene, official saysRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    The Wind Gap Middle School is not allowing nonvaccinated children to report to school during a chickenpox outbreak at the school. There was no showdown at the Wind Gap Middle School Friday morning, according to Pen Argyl School District Superintendent William Haberl.


  2. Twitter, Eddie Huang Outraged by Offensive 'Fresh off the Boat' Promo GraphicRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Eater

    Fresh Off the Boat - the ABC sitcom based off of chef/rabble-rouser Eddie Huang's memoir of the same name - is drawing some serious backlash before its even aired. According to CNN , the team behind the show's Twitter account tweeted a graphic "featuring caricatures of different races underneath the phrase 'We're all a little #FreshOffTheBoat.'


  3. Antivaccine cardiologist Jack Wolfson and the resurrection of false...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ScienceBlogs

    Yesterday, I wrote about false balance in reporting on vaccines in the wake of the Disneyland measles outbreak. For those who've never encountered this blog, what I mean by false balance is when journalists, in a misguided belief that there are "two sides" about the safety of childhood vaccines and whether they cause autism and all the other ills blamed on them by antivaccinationists or not, interview an antivaccine activist, advocate, or sympathizer for "balance" and to "show both sides of the story."


  4. 'Fresh Off The Boat' tweet draws backlashRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WXII 12 Winston-Salem

    ABC's "Fresh Off The Boat," the first sitcom to feature an Asian American family in two decades, has run into renewed controversy a week before its debut. While the show has been praised for its potential to rebut stereotypes, its social media team flubbed when it tweeted a graphic featuring caricatures of different races underneath the phrase "We're all a little #FreshOffTheBoat."


  5. Amid measles outbreak, anti-vaccine doctor revels in his notorietyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    It's 6:30 p.m. in eastern Arizona, and an energetic doctor who has gained notice due to his disdain for vaccinations has just gotten home. It's been a busy day.


  6. 10 things to know about measles, recent outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WSOCTV

    ... people who have not received the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine or the measles, mumps, rubella, and chickenpox (varicella) vaccine (MMRV). For example, teenagers or college students who have not been immunized could get measles while they ...


  7. Common Measles Questions AnsweredRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | NBC San Diego

    As the number of confirmed measles cases grows in Southern California, NBC4's Dr. Bruce Hensel answers common questions about the disease: Q: What is the measles? Dr. Bruce: Measles is a disease caused by a virus. Symptoms include fever, sore throat, cough, sneezing and a typical red rash.


  8. 'Fresh Off The Boat' sitcom draws backlash after tweetRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KRBE-FM Houston

    ABC's "Fresh Off The Boat," the first sitcom to feature an Asian American family in two decades, has run into renewed controversy a week before its debut. While the show has been praised for its potential to rebut stereotypes, its social media team flubbed when it tweeted a graphic featuring caricatures of different races underneath the phrase "We're all a little #FreshOffTheBoat."


  9. Father asks California school district to ban children who haven't been immunizedRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WMDH-AM New Castle

    Rhett Krawitt looks like a normal, smiling 6-year-old as he plays with his sister in the kitchen of their San Francisco home this week. But it's a truly incredible scene.


  10. Non-vaccinated students asked to stay home from Wind Gap Middle School over chickenpoxRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    This undated photo from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows chickenpox, or varicella, lesions, on a child who had not been vaccinated against the highly contagious virus. A chickenpox case has prompted the Pen Argyl Area School District to ask three families of students at Wind Gap Middle School to keep their children out of school for about 10 school days, starting Friday.


  11. Fresh Off the Boat's Eddie Huang Blasts "Offensive" and "Ridiculous" Show PromoRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago |

    As its title suggests, ABC's new comedy Fresh Off the Boat , about a Taiwanese family who must deal with all kinds of culture clash when they move from Washington D.C. to Orlando, Fla., isn't afraid to poke fun at certain stereotypes. However, the show's official Twitter handle crossed that line in a big way on Wednesday in a very misguided effort to promote the show's premiere next week.


  12. Eddie Huang Incredibly Pissed Off with Godawful Promo for His ABC SitcomRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago |

    Eddie Huang , the creative mind behind the upcoming ABC sitcom Fresh Off the Boat , took to Twitter today after he saw the Asian-American series being promoted - well, see below. . @originalspin @whoismims someone please reverse this @FreshOffABC at least they didn't do the native american with chicken pox blankie lol @lxnro1988 @whoismims @originalspin maybe people are just fucking morons.


  13. 'Fresh Off the Boat' deletes tweet after online backlashRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    The social media account for the Asian-American sitcom tweeted a message to promote the show's series premiere by attempting to illustrate different cultures using 'hats' such as a turban. The tweet was quickly deleted when people expressed their outrage, including the show's executive producer Eddie Huang.


  14. Controversial promo tweet for ABC's 'Fresh off the Boat' criticized by show's creatorRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Mashable

    The official account for the show, about an Asian-American family that relocates from their home in the Chinatown section of Washington D.C. to a suburban Florida neighborhood, tweeted a promo on Thursday that immediately drew criticism from followers, including series creator Eddie Huang. The tweet said, "The world is full of different hats," and featured a poster with illustrated figures wearing various culturally reductive hats, including a sombrero, a turban, a cowboy hat, a bamboo hat and a kufi.


  15. ABC's Fresh Off the Boat Tweets and Deletes Offensive Promo That Broke Twitter--See the PicRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | E! Online

    The social media team behind ABC's upcoming show, Fresh off the Boat , offended many when they tweeted out a promo Thursday that depicted various cultures through their hats. The graphic included a turban, a cowboy hat, a bamboo hat, a sombrero and a kufi and captioned it, "We're all a little #FreshOffTheBoat."


  16. ABC's 'Fresh Off the Boat' social media blunder draws fireRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago |

    The social media marketers for ABC's new comedy "Fresh Off the Boat" made a huge misstep Thursday with a tweet that riled a number of people -- including Eddie Huang, on whose life the show is based. The image below was included with a tweet that read "The world is full of different hats.


  17. Disneyland California Measles Outbreak: With Arizona Monitoring 1,000 ...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Medical Daily

    Disneyland's measles outbreak is the quintessential incidence representing why parents need to follow vaccination schedules for their children. Arizona is currently monitoring the increasing influx of 1,000 people, which includes about 200 children who were exposed to the highly contagious disease.


  18. TSA takes 12-inch 'Eiffel Tower' blade from passengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Daily News

    A photo posted to the TSA's Twitter account shows the blade the passenger tried to pass through Oakland International Airport security. A devious passenger tried to board a plane with a 12-inch dagger disguised as a replica of the Eiffel Tower.


  19. Vaccination rates rise in Marin - though out west, not so muchRead the original story

    Yesterday | Point Reyes Light

    Many parents at Lagunitas and Bolinas-Stinson Union School Districts appear to be holding firm in their refusal to vaccinate their children against infectious diseases such as chicken pox, Hepatitis B and measles, despite a new California law passed last year that makes it harder to opt out. Data collected in December by the California Department of Health shows that the number of kindergarteners who are exempt from vaccines due to personal beliefs has decreased drastically since 2012 countywide, but remained roughly the same in West Marin's elementary schools.


  20. Measles are making a comeback, so what does the Church teach about vaccines?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | DFW Catholic

    Denver, Colo., Jan 29, 2015 / 04:03 am .- Disneyland is supposed to be the Happiest Place on Earth, not the place where you contract a highly contagious, once-eradicated disease. Unfortunately, that is what happened at Disneyland in California, starting back in December.