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Anti-Vax Leader Blames Facebook Policies for Group’s Demise | Katie Joy

Anti-Vax leader, Larry Cook, is blaming Facebook for his group’s demise on the platform. Cook runs the largest anti-vaccine group on Facebook, and his […] Source: Anti-Vax Leader Blames Facebook Policies for Group’s Demise | Katie Joy

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15 Myths About Anti-Vaxxers, Debunked – Part 3 | Circa March 2015

Fact: Many charlatans spread misinformation about vaccines, and parents may be encountering any of them, all of them or even just their bad information. No doubt, Wakefield deserves all the blame one can heap on him for breathing life into a new chapter in the anti-vaccine history book. And yes, McCarthy played her part too. […]

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Supplement seller says FDA may be ‘confused’ – Chicago Tribune | Circa July 2010

  J.B. Handley, a founder of the advocacy group Generation Rescue who has a child with autism, said parents using alternative treatments for the disorder are more likely to listen to one another than to mainstream institutions, which they feel have abandoned or betrayed them. And OSR#1 has not raised concerns, he said. “We don’t […]

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Why the Defeat Autism Now (DAN!) Protocol Was Ended

Dr. Bernard Rimland, the founder of the Autism Research Institute, was one of the most important contributors to our modern understanding of autism. It was he who led the movement to end the persecution of parents based on the false idea that autism could be caused by “cold” mothers. But it was also Rimland who, […]

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Government Actions against DAN! Doctors

  Government Actions against DAN! Doctors Stephen Barrett, M.D. Defeat Autism Now! (DAN!) was a project of the Autism Research Institute (ARI) that began in 1995 and ended in 2010. From about 2001 through 2011, ARI’s Web site published a Clinical Registry that listed the names of doctors who had attended DAN! conferences. In July […]

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More parents who oppose vaccines are choosing home schooling in California – Los Angeles Times

Since California mandated that virtually all kids be vaccinated to attend public school, there has been a big increase in families opting for home schooling. Source: More parents who oppose vaccines are choosing home schooling in California – Los Angeles Times

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Department of Public Health working to stop measles outbreak in El Paso | KFOX

The El Paso Department of Public Health is working to stop the measles outbreak in the city. “The unvaccinated community should be worrying about it and we are encouraging parents to get their children vaccinated,” said Robert Resendes, director of the El Paso Department of Public Health. The Department of Public Health says the five […]