Anti-vaxx propaganda has gone viral on Facebook. Pinterest has a cure

As pressure mounts on Facebook to explain its role in promoting anti-vaccine misinformation, Pinterest tries different approach On Wednesday morning, Adam Schiff, the powerful chair of the House intelligence committee, joined journalists around the world in a nascent Twitter meme: he searched “vaccine” on Facebook and posted a screenshot of the results. Schiff’s search results were indeed alarming: autofill suggestions

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Pinterest blocks vaccine-related searches in bid to fight anti-vaxx propaganda

As pressure mounts on Facebook to explain its role in promoting anti-vaccine misinformation, Pinterest tries different approach On Wednesday morning, Adam Schiff, the powerful chair of the House intelligence committee, joined journalists around the world in a nascent Twitter meme: he searched “vaccine” on Facebook and posted a screenshot of the results. Schiff’s search results were indeed alarming: autofill suggestions

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Treatment of urinary tract infections | Letters

Carol Ferguson on James Malone-Lee’s treatment, and Carolyn Sugden on her personal experience Your excellent article about chronic urinary tract infections (Would I ever get back to normal life?, G2, 20 February) highlights the lack of awareness among medical professionals and the poor treatment approaches available on the NHS to this debilitating condition, which my 28-year-old daughter has suffered from

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OCD isn’t about being over-tidy. I had intrusive thoughts about sex | Rose Cartwright

Confronting and understanding the disorder has been a lifelong journey for me. My memoir, Pure, is just the latest step Defining obsessive-compulsive disorder is tricky. Redefining it against the grain of near-universal misunderstanding is trickier. For decades, OCD has been conflated with perfectionism, rigidity, neatness, cleanliness. I hope that Pure – the Channel 4 TV drama series based on my

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High risk: anti-vaxxers in the delivery ward

What can a doctor say to a mother who refuses a potentially life-saving treatment for her newborn? By Rachel Pearson For paediatric resident physicians, the newborn nursery at a high-risk delivery centre is a potent mix of the mundane and the terrifying. We spend most of our time teaching new parents how many wet nappies to expect in a day,

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