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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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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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Jenny McCarthy – Wikipedia | Circa 1972 – Current

Source: Jenny McCarthy – Wikipedia Jenny McCarthy From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia     Jump to navigationJump to search Jenny McCarthy McCarthy in 2006 Born Jennifer Ann McCarthy November 1, 1972 (age 46) Evergreen Park, Illinois, U.S.[1] Other names Jenny Wahlberg[2] Alma mater Southern Illinois University Occupation Actress, model, television host, author, activist, screenwriter Years active 1993–present Television The Jenny […]