Blog Archives

Crosby’s labyrinth, or why I couldn’t stop myself from replying to the vaccine conspiracy theorist to end all conspiracy theorists.

Category: Autism, Comments, Quacks, The Panic Virus, Vaccines | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

A PSA to journalists writing about vaccines: Thimerosal was never used in the MMR vaccine

Category: Journalism, Vaccines | Tagged , , , , , | 30 Comments

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

Category: Autism, excerpt, Public health, Quacks, The Panic Virus, Vaccines | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

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

Category: Alternative treatments, excerpt, Journalism, Public health, Quacks, The Panic Virus, Vaccines | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 21 Comments

TLC’s vaccine misinformation piece vanishes into the ether. Do they owe readers an explanation? (Also: Chicago Sun-Times endorsement of anti-vaccine conference remains online.) UPDATED

Category: Autism, Media, Vaccines | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

UPDATE: Sun-Times endorsement of autism quackfest remains online even after editor claims it was “incorrect”

Category: Autism, Media, Quacks, Vaccine safety, Vaccines | Tagged , , , , , , , | 81 Comments

More media stupidity: Chicago Sun-Times runs propaganda piece for Jenny McCarthy’s anti-vaccine conference

Category: Autism, Vaccines | Tagged , , , , , , | 35 Comments

Autism roundtable, Part I: Angry parents, disability rights, and living in a neurotypical world

Category: Autism, Media, Public health, science | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 25 Comments

Has the Huffington Post embraced science & closed the door on anti-vaccine quackery?

Category: Autism, Media, Public health, science, Vaccines | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 47 Comments

Washington State joins Maryland in suspending license of doc who chemically castrates autistic children

Category: Alternative treatments, Autism, Vaccines | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments