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

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“Vigilante for truth”: An accurate headline…or shameless Twitter bait?

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SciWriteLabs 7.3: Long-form narratives, crappy first drafts, and the importance of wasting time

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LATimes on the autism “epidemic”: “more a surge in diagnosis than in disease”

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Today’s Twitter chat with “Here is a Human Being” author Misha Angrist…Storified!

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SciWriteLabs #6: BMJ editor Fiona Godlee on the Wakefield-MMR fiasco, the problems with peer review, and research oversight boards

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SciWriteLabs #5.2: Bhattacharya returns! The MMR debacle and why peer review is no substitute for penetrative reporting

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SciWriteLabs #4, in which Alistair Dove argues that bad science inevitably gets “overwritten” by good science…and I point out on all the harm that can happen in the meantime

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Ask me anything: Reddit thread open for Mahola video interview

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Parents and pediatricians: Do you think a pre-natal discussion about vaccines would help assuage fears?

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