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This free 15-minute movie tells the story of two women — one in India and one in the U.S. and how their lives became connected because of the fearlessness of one of them. Michelle Baldwin’s diagnosis with terminal cervical cancer led her to paddleboard down the Ganga River in order to bring attention to the need to get tested for and vaccinated against HPV.
Watch the movie at www.ladyganga.org.
Share the movie by linking it to your website or sharing it on social media #LADYGANGA.
Addressing issues raised by the Andrew Wakefield movie, Vaxxed
Have you had people come into your practice and ask about the ideas purported in the movie Vaxxed? If so, you are not alone. These resources may help:
- Flyer — Vaxxed: Misleading appeal to emotion that puts kids at risk — this PDF was prepared by Dorit Reiss
- Flyer — Why you should skip VAXXED: It can’t be trusted — this PDF was prepared by Dawn Pedersen
- Blog Post — “Vaxxed” a perfect storm of myth and hate — posted by Dawn Pedersen on her blog, May 9, 2016
- Blog Post — Vaxxed review – my personal take on that fraudumentary — posted by Skeptical Raptor
- Commentary — Anti-Vaccine Doc ‘Vaxxed’: A Doctor’s Film Review — by Dr. Offit, published in the Hollywood Reporter on April 11, 2016
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