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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa October 4, 2009

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comSun, Oct 4, 2009, 9:29 PM Google News Alert for: autism Autism is more widespread, US studies show, but why?USA TodayBY THE NUMBERS By Rita Rubin, USA TODAY Two new government studies suggest autism spectrum disorders are becoming more common in children in the USA. …See all stories […]

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Evidence of Harm List Gets Flakier | Left Brain Right Brain | Circa July 7, 2005

Alongside the main players on the Evidence of Harm mail list such as Lujene Clarke and Lenny Schafer are starting to appear some truly fascinating people. It really is becoming quite an education watching this list descend into a fever pit of conspiracy theory, suspicion, paranoia, quasi-religious (and out-and-out religious) hysteria and ravings. A sure […]

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Brian Deer’s original 2004 Channel 4 report on Andrew Wakefield: MMR: What they didn’t tell you | Left Brain Right Brain | Circa October 5, 2014

When Andrew Wakefield presented his hypothesis linking autism to the MMR vaccine in 2014 1998, he fueled a vaccine scare that is still alive today. It wasn’t until 6 years later that specific… Source: Brian Deer’s original 2004 Channel 4 report on Andrew Wakefield: MMR: What they didn’t tell you | Left Brain Right Brain […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa February 10, 2010

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comFeb 10, 2010, 8:30 PM Google News Alert for: autism Pregnancies After 40 Cause Slight Increase In Autism RiskVoice of AmericaEarlier this month, a prestigious medical journal, The Lancet, retracted a report that linked autism to a vaccine against measles, mumps and rubella. …See all stories on this […]

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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 February 9, 2011

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comFeb 9, 2011, 8:29 PM News 10 new results for autism Unexpected hurdles may face W.Va. autism measureBusinessWeekBy LAWRENCE MESSINA With the House of Delegates poised to vote Thursday on requiring insurance coverage for autism treatment, West Virginia officials are …See all stories on this topic »Submit this […]

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Snapshot | Google Alert – autism | Circa September 23, 2008

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comTue, Sep 23, 2008, 1:59 PM Google News Alert for: autism Potential Reversal Of Autism ?Gather.com – Boston,MA,USAFragile X is a mutation on the X chromosome that can cause mental retardation and autism. Until now, there has been no treatment. But Bear discovered that …See all stories on […]