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Appeals court says school that forced asthmatic student to wear mask, must now prove its case in court

The following is from The Defender. “Sarah Doe,” a 10-year-old with severe asthma and anxiety who sued her school after it denied her request for a medical exemption from the district’s mask mandate, may get her day in court after all. […]

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Buyer beware: Class action lawsuit alleges Target illegally collected biometric data on its customers

The following is from The Defender. Retail giant Target illegally collected and stored customers’ biometric data, including face and fingerprint scans, according to an Illinois woman who filed a class action lawsuit against the Minnesota-based company on behalf of herself and other

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Govt. testing program no longer plans to study effects of cellphone radiation on human health

The following is from The Defender. The National Toxicology Program (NTP) has no plans to further study the effects of cellphone radiofrequency radiation (RFR) on human health — even though the program’s own $30 million study that took about 10 years to complete in 2018 reported

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(REPORT) Chocolate lovers beware – 1 in 3 chocolate products contain heavy metals

The following is from The Defender. Testing in 2023 by Consumer Reports found one-third of the chocolate products they tested were high in heavy metals. These are naturally occurring elements in the environment that are five times denser than water and have multiple applications

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FDA finds potential ‘safety signal’ of seizures in 2-5 yr olds after getting Covid-19 shots

The following is from The Defender. A new preprint study led by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has detected a potential “safety signal” for seizures and convulsions in young children after receiving the monovalent Pfizer or Moderna mRNA Covid-19 vaccines.

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Lobbyists pay nutritionists with millions of social media followers to promote aspartame and sugar to kids 

The following is from The Defender. An industry lobbying group paid health professionals to promote aspartame on social media to counter the World Health Organization’s (WHO) recent assessment that the artificial sweetener is “possibly carcinogenic” and ineffective for weight loss. The payments, made

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