Category Archives: Public health

Live, from Harvard Square– it’s the Sabeti Lab!

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Katie Couric promotes dangerous fear mongering with show on the HPV vaccine.

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A Jenny McCarthy reader, Pt. 4: The real dangers in following Jenny’s advice

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A Jenny McCarthy reader, Pt. 3: Jenny legitimizes the scientific fringe

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A Jenny McCarthy Reader, Pt. 2: Jenny brings her anti-vaccine views to Oprah

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A Jenny McCarthy Reader, Pt. 1: The birth of a star and an embrace of “Crystal Children”

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The whole cell pertussis vaccine, media malpractice, and the long-term effects of avoiding difficult conversations

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Apparently, Rob Schneider thinks ALL CAPS is a substitute for having a clue: A lower-cased, fact-based rebuttal

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Bob Sears: Bald-faced liar, devious dissembler, or both?

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Autism roundtable, part 2

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