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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 […]

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BS & The Quackery

Jenny McCarthy Strikes Back At Amanda Peet On Child Vaccinations : Ecorazzi | Circa SEPTEMBER 30, 2008

The unapologetic vegan perspective   This summer will remembered for a lot of things (ah, Real Girls Eat Meat) — but one of the more contentious was the debate on vaccines for children. It kicked off with Jenny McCarthyand Jim Carrey attending a “Green Our Vaccines” rally in D.C., followed by actress Amanda Peet slamming parents who do not follow standard child inoculation schedules, passionate debate, […]

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BS & The Quackery

Bernard Rimland | Circa 1928 – 2006

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaJump to navigationJump to search Bernard Rimland Bernard Rimland (second from right) in front of the Autism Research Institute (ARI) Born November 15, 1928Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. Died November 21, 2006 (aged 78)San Diego, California, U.S. Residence USA Citizenship American Alma mater San Diego State University (Bachelor’s)Pennsylvania State University (PhD) Known for Autism: researched causes, epidemic, the thiomersal theory, and biomedicaltreatment. Scientific career Fields Psychology Institutions […]

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Advocates & Activists

Peter Hotez – Wikipedia | Circa 2018 Autistic Ally

Peter Hotez From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia     Jump to navigationJump to search Peter Hotez Born Peter Jay Hotez May 5, 1958 Hartford, Connecticut Nationality American Alma mater Yale University (B.A.) Weill Cornell Medical College(M.D.) Rockefeller University (Ph.D.) Scientific career Fields Vaccinology, Neglected Tropical Disease Control, Public Policy, Global Health Institutions George Washington University Medical School, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital, James […]

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Divergent News Leadership & Government

#AutisticSilencer | Alison Singer (Updated)

Highlights | AutismMomTM, the OG 2005-2009  Executive Vice President and a member of the Board of Directors at Autism Speaks Autism Science Foundation BIO | Alison Singer  As the mother of a child with autism and legal guardian of her adult brother with autism, Alison is a natural advocate. Since 2007, Singer has served on […]