Snapshot | Google Alert – autism | Circa April 26, 2010

Google Alert - autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comMon, Apr 26, 2010, 10:08 PM Google News Alert for: autism https://youtu.be/xZbrJ2J4fR8 You Can Help Children With Autism by Voting for Generation Rescue!Huffington Post (blog)This mom had just returned home from receiving her child's autism diagnosis and was now frantically searching for help. She didn't know where to …

Archived | Autism Speaks: IAN Reports on Driving and Autism Spectrum Disorder | Circa March 12, 2010

Jennifer at Autism Speaks contactus@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com Fri, Mar 12, 2010, 6:08 AMto Genevieve e-Speaks || March 12, 2010Light It Up Blue on April 1On April 1, the eve of World Autism Awareness Day, Autism Speaks is asking the world to "Light It Up Blue" and shine a light on autism. Famous buildings and landmarks around the world, including the Empire State Building, will be lit up …

Archived | Autism Speaks Weekly News | Circa September 18, 2009

Autism Speaks contactus@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com Fri, Sep 18, 2009, 9:23 AMto Genevieve e-Speaks || September 18, 2009Fall Walks are Here!Walk Now for Autism Speaks' fall season kicked off this past weekend with seven successful events taking place in the United States and Canada. Nearly 10,000 people participated, raising over $558,000.Help Autism Speaks Win – "Vote for a Cause" NowAutism Speaks is a finalist in Intel's "Vote for a Cause" Facebook contest. In order …

10 celebrities who are against vaccination | Circa March 2015

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. made headlines on Monday when he spoke out against mandatory vaccinations. The activist and nephew of John F. Kennedy joined people who oppose school-attendance vaccination requirements in New Jersey, reports the AP. He said,“All of the studies show the primary reason people don’t vaccinate — the primary reason — is mistrust …

Chew On This, Anti-Vaxxers: America Has Wiped Out Rubella | Circa May 2015

And it was done with vaccines, duh. ...   Meanwhile, MMR is the vaccine that anti-vaxxers like Charlie Sheen, Donald Trump, Kristin Cavallari, Holly Robinson Peete, Aidan Quinn and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. publicly rail against, claiming it causes autism even though the research by an English physician who first linked the two has been shown to be a deliberate fraud, and numerous subsequent …

Robert De Niro’s Move on Anti-Vaccine Propaganda Film Is a Win for the Science Side | Circa March 2016

The events surrounding the Tribeca Film Festival and a documentary called Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe may provide a glimmer of hope that facts and science can still win.   The festival, co-founded by legendary actor Robert De Niro, came under fire when it revealed last week that it would be screening Vaxxed in April. The documentary, …

What the anti-vaxxers are getting dangerously wrong | Circa February 2015

Kavita Patel and Rio Hart discuss the recent measles outbreak, how herd immunity works and the controversy surrounding anti-vaxxers.   Much of the anti-vaccine debate surrounds the link between the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine (MMR) and autism. A 1998 study in the Lancet by Dr. Andrew Wakefield concluded that the MMR could be linked to autism, …