Opinion: Everyone has a duty to stop the ‘infodemic’ – Deseret News

Without proper research and pushback, the spread of misinformation could seriously threaten the well-being of Americans.   “Fake news spreads faster and more easily than this virus, and is just as dangerous.” Those were the words of Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization, spoken at a conference in February. They’re just as alarming …

On the prowl for bogus claims about coronavirus treatments, the FDA targets miracle mineral solution | Salon.com

The FDA has encountered an old nemesis: a “miracle” solution made of chlorine dioxide.   In its attempted crackdown on bogus coronavirus remedies, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has encountered an old nemesis: a "miracle" solution made of chlorine dioxide that experts say is akin to drinking bleach. But the Florida church peddling Miracle …

Archived | e-Speaks: Autism Safety Project; Expert Think Tank Focuses on Adults; June Walks Start Strong; Comprehensive Study of Early Risk Factors for Autism | Circa June 11, 2009

Autism Speaks e-Speaks contactus@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com Thu, Jun 11, 2009, 11:24 PMto Genevieve e-Speaks || June 12, 2009New Online Resource Created to Aid First RespondersAutism Speaks today launched the Autism Safety Project, an online tool kit for individuals with autism, families, and first responders that provides information and strategies to promote safety in emergency situations. The kit was created to educate and inform emergency personnel about …

Archived | e-Speaks: Toys”R”Us; Corporate Partners; Autism Speaks 400; Haircuts | Circa May 29, 2009

Autism Speaks e-Speaks contactus@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com May 29, 2009, 3:17 PMto Genevieve e-Speaks || May 29, 2009Toys"R"Us, Inc. Raises More than $1.9 MillionThe Toys"R"Us, Inc. 2009 nationwide fundraising campaign to benefit Autism Speaks raised more than $1.9 million and marked the first time in the partnership's three-year history that the company's Babies"R"Us stores participated in the fundraising campaign. Since the partnership began in 2007, Autism Speaks has …

Archived | Autism Speaks : Sunday is Mother’s Day | Circa May 8, 2009

Autism Speaks contactus@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com Fri, May 8, 2009, 11:55 AMto Genevieve  Dear Genevieve,Send your mom, grandmother, daughter-in-law or anyother woman in your life one extra card this year, easilyand online. Click here to send a free, beautiful card tothank her for all she does – and show your support forAutism Speaks. You can send up to 10 e-cards, sosurprise friends who are mothers, …

Archive | e-Speaks: Autism Genes Discovered; Environmental Innovator Award Recipient Publishes New Data; Autism Speaks Visits the Middle East | Circa May 1, 2009

Autism Speaks e-Speaks contactus@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com Apr 30, 2009, 11:18 PMto Genevieve e-Speaks || May 1, 2009Autism Genes Implicated in Early Neural Development DiscoveredTwo recently published studies – the results of collaborative efforts of researchers from more than a dozen institutions, and led by Hakon Hakonarson, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Center for Applied Genomics at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia – …