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Conflicts of interest, whats good for the goose… | Left Brain Right Brain | Circa July 28, 2008

28JUL As recently blogged by Autism News Beat, CBS Evening News (an American news outlet) recently performed an investigation into ‘how independent are vaccine defenders’? Something of an exercise in futility, it concluded that: Ideally, it [vaccines] makes for a healthier society. But critics worry that industry ties could impact the advice given to the public about […]

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Snapshot | Google Alert – autism | Circa August 2, 2008

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comAug 2, 2008, 9:46 AM Google News Alert for: autism Kelly Autism Program members race at derbyBowling Green Daily News – KY, United StatesMembers of local Cub Scout Pack 310 and children in the Kelly Autism Program at Western Kentucky University were cheering on the miniature cars in […]

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Snapshot | Google Alert – autism | Circa July 7, 2008

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comJul 7, 2008, 8:31 AM Google News Alert for: autism TonerForAutism.com Strives to Fund Autism Research Through Online …Earthtimes (press release) – London,UKThe site allows individuals to choose which charity they wish to support through their purchase, whether it is a national or local autism-related support …See all […]

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Archived | e-Speaks: Early October Walks; Vegas Weekend a Sure Bet; Autism at American Academy of Pediatrics Convention | Circa October 16, 2008

Autism Speaks e-Speaks contactus@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com  Oct 16, 2008, 11:53 PM to Genevieve e-Speaks || October 17, 2008 Early October Walks Raise Nearly $1.97 Million Five Walk Now for Autism events took place this past weekend, with 42,000 participants raising nearly $1.97 million. Read more and view photos and video from the Columbus, Las Vegas, SE Michigan, Sioux Falls, and St. Louis Walks. Vegas Weekend a Sure Bet for Autism Speaks On Oct. 11 […]

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Google News Alert for: autism | Circa Dec 22, 2009

Tue, Dec 22, 2009, 8:30 PM | Google News Alert for: autism About 1% of US Children Have Autism Spectrum DisorderCitizens ReportAbout 1% of kids in the United States have autism spectrum disorder, a classification that includes autism, Asperger’s syndrome and pervasive developmental …See all stories on this topic New York Times (blog)Raising IQ in Toddlers With AutismNew York Times (blog)By TARA PARKER-POPE […]

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J.B. Handley and the anti-vaccine movement: Gloating over the decline in confidence in vaccines among parents | Circa April 25, 2011

UPDATE, 4/25/2011: I can’t resist pointing you to a hilariously misguided attack against me that proves once again that, for the anti-vaccine activists, it’s all about the ad hominem. Clifford Miller, a.k.a. ChildHealthSafety, was unhappy that I showed up in the comments of Seth Mnookin’s post complaining about J.B. Handley’s attacking him solely based on his having once been […]