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J.B. Handley and the anti-vaccine movement: Gloating over the decline in confidence in vaccines among parents – Science-Based Medicine | Circa 2011

… Among these groups, Generation Rescue has supplanted the former most influential anti-vaccine group, the National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC). It has achieved this largely through somehow attracting a scientifically ignorant washed-up model, actress, and comedienne named Jenny McCarthy who, most recently before having a son diagnosed as being on the autistic spectrum had been promoting “Indigo Child” woo on […]

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Supplement seller says FDA may be ‘confused’ – Chicago Tribune | Circa July 2010

  J.B. Handley, a founder of the advocacy group Generation Rescue who has a child with autism, said parents using alternative treatments for the disorder are more likely to listen to one another than to mainstream institutions, which they feel have abandoned or betrayed them. And OSR#1 has not raised concerns, he said. “We don’t […]

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Research Chelation Therapy » Awaken Nutrition, Generation Rescue … | Google Alerts SS | Circa July 2009

Research Chelation Therapy » Awaken Nutrition, Generation Rescue …By 21232f297a57a5a743894a0e4a801fc3 Awaken Nutrition has been “picked up” – endorsed, that is – by Jenny McCarthy’s company, Generation Rescue, which has been a giant in autism therapy and research and nutritional products. Generation Rescue and Awaken Nutrition alike are …Research Chelation Therapy – http://research-chelation-therapy.com/ International Activism

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Jenny McCarthy’s Autism Charity Has Helped Its Board Members Make Money Off Dangerous, Discredited Ideas | Circa 3/20/19 

Camel’s milk. B12 lollipops. Hyperbaric oxygen chambers. “Ion-cleansing” foot baths. Chelation therapy. Gluten-free diets. Casein-free diets. Massive doses of nutritional supplements. All of these products and services have two things in common. First, mainstream (and widely trusted) medical bodies don’t recognize them as a reputable or effective treatment for autism. Second, they’re all recommended by—and […]

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#BleachCult | Moms Battle Autistic Abuse | #LightItUpGold

Amanda Siegler, Melissa Eaton and Emma Dalmayne have exposed the #BleachCult here in America. Jenny McCarthy gets called out for her AutismOne quack cures conference peddling happening today in Chicago. Stop the ABUSE! #BanAutisticCures More Stories About The #BleachCult

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Generation Rescue … A Brief Introduction | Video

read: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Generation_Rescue

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Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) | Wikipedia

Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) is a nonprofit organization founded in 2000 by Lisa Ackerman[2] and based in Irvine, California. In 2019, the organization changed its name to “The Autism Community in Action”. TACA is frequently at odds with the scientific consensus about autism causes and treatments, with various spokespeople for the group having publicly indicated support for Andrew Wakefield, author […]