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Oh, Japan! What are you thinking!

Letting all your babies live and shit!

I was working on crunching some numbers for my special video dedication to that Douche Bag, Elizabeth Cohen at CNN, when a little something caught my eye. 760 more words

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Guest Blog: Dr. Andrew Wakefield, You Owe Zeddy an Apology

Just your name in this title will cause even some of my closest friends to not read beyond it.  Which is the entire point of this open letter to you which could end in one sentence:  you have marred the revelations of the last two weeks with regard to CDC data manipulation that erased a correlation between Autism and vaccines with the stain of your perceived charlatanism and made this fight harder to fight for all of us.   3,783 more words

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MMR Vaccine, Thimerosal and Autism

Updated: According to the FDA Thimerosal was never used in MMR vaccines. If so then why is there all the mention of Thimerosal?

http://www.fda.gov/BiologicsBloodVaccines/SafetyAvailability/VaccineSafety/UCM096228

Is the 2004 CDC case-control study published in Pediatrics the whole story about the relationship between MMR and Autism? 1,141 more words

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Look to your left, Mr. Bateson

It has always been very funny to me that anti-vaccine types who believe, desperately, that thimerosal causes autism (because mercury) are quick to blame the MMR vaccine for autism as well. 552 more words

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The Weirdo John Stone from Age of Autism agrees that thimerosal is not toxic

You know what I love about John Stone, the resident weirdo at Age of Autism? I love that he thinks he knows science then posts something that he thinks agrees with him when it clearly doesn’t. 444 more words

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What does autism look like?

If you asked me what a child with Down syndrome looks like, I would probably tell you that the child has slanted eyes, a small chin, flat and wide face, a short neck, and extra space between the first and second toe. 591 more words

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RFK Jr. Joins the Anti-Vaccine Fringe

There are lots of places to go if you want dangerous crazytalk. There are websites, blog threads, cable channels trafficking in all kinds of addled nonsense about birther conspiracies and one-world governments. 741 more words