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Oscar-nominated shorts are special; Side Effects and Identity Thief, just ordinary

Paperman and Maggie Simpson are among the short films with Academy Award nominations this year.

The Fever To Vaccinate Part II - Slipping You The Needle

I’ve heard 2 stories this week of people going to see their doctor about something totally unrelated to seasonal influenza and without any discussion or request, suddenly having a needle thrust at the