Category Archives: Vaccine safety

Vaccine safety

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

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

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TLC disappears comments, edits its turd of an anti-vaccine piece. It still stinks.

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Taking stupid to a whole new level: TLC’s entry for the “Worst piece written about vaccines”

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Context and corrections in writing about autism and vaccines: A case study in misleading your readers

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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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More evidence Western vaccine paranoia is being exported to developing countries

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

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