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You Can’t Cure Autism by Making Your Children Drink Bleach, No Matter What This Cult Says | Circa Jan 2018

Just when you thought the hysteria over Tide Pods was the absolute stupidest anyone could get, a story comes along we hear about a religious cult encouraging its members to drink “miracle mineral solution,” also known as bleach, to cure their children’s autism. Better yet, the group apparently advises mixing it with fruit juice, which actually causes the […]

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Parents Are Forcing Children To Drink Bleach To “Cure” Autism | IFLScience | Circa Jan 2018

A deadly “miracle cure” is resurfacing with potentially fatal consequences. At least six British police forces have questioned families over allegations children as young as two were forced to drink bleach to “cure” autism, reports the Mirror. It’s a product sold online called Miracle Mineral Solution (MMS), which has developed a cult-like following of anti-vaxxers for […]

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Autistic History Divergent News

Parents Force Children to Eat Bleach to ‘Cure’ Autism | Circa Jan 2018

Desperate to “cure” them of autism, some parents in the United Kingdom have started force-feeding their children bleach and turpentine. The treatment, called the Miracle or Master Mineral Solution Source: Parents Force Children to Eat Bleach to ‘Cure’ Autism

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California Church Leader Praises ‘Miracle’ Solution to Autism— But What’s Really in It is Absolutely Horrifying | Google Alerts | Circa Nov 2016

California Church Leader Praises ‘Miracle’ Solution to Autism— But What’s Really in It is Absolutely …Independent Journal ReviewMiracle Mineral Solution, or MMS, is what the Genesis II Church of Health and Healing in California is claiming will cure children of autism. But MMS is … The article is currently available to read. California Church Leader Praises ‘Miracle’ Solution to Autism— But What’s […]

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Culture & Community Divergent News

The Life Autistic: Please Don’t Ask Us to Do *This* – The Life Autistic

I’m pretty decisive. When it comes to things I want to do, for the most part, that decision tree grows from seed to sapling, to full-fledged tree pointing to one BIG option that says DO THIS.… Source: The Life Autistic: Please Don’t Ask Us to Do This – The Life Autistic

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Advocates & Activists BS & The Quackery Divergent News

Minister to create vaccine alliance to encourage health jab uptake

Need ‘to call out those who spread lies and nonsense about vaccinations’, says Harris Source: Minister to create vaccine alliance to encourage health jab uptake

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Anti-Vaxxers Are A Very Old Problem

The American anti-vaccine movement is nothing new; it started in 1721, when people took to the streets of Boston to try and stop physician Zabdiel Boylston from inoculating people against smallpox. Source: Anti-Vaxxers Are A Very Old Problem