October 1, 2015

DEADLINE: Cissy Patterson Environment/Science Journalism Fellowships

An additional fellowship within the Alicia Patterson Foundation annual journalism fellowships is being offered in 2015. This new fellowship is specifically for science and environmental journalism and is endowed through a gift by the Cissy Patterson Foundation. $40,000 stipend. Apply by Oct 1.

Alternative Vaccination Schedule Presents More Risks Than Benefits

Donald Trump's statement, during the September 16, 2015, debate, that vaccinations cause autism contradicted science and endangered human lives, doctors say. Moreover, the idea (expressed by several candidates) that scheduling childhood vaccinations less frequently than pediatricians recommend also endangers the health of children.

Source: NPR, 09/18/2015


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