Back From Retirement … JB Handley Quacks Again. | #QuackWatch

https://youtu.be/RL42dqR4BHQ Guess who's back, back again JB Handley's back, tell a friend Guess who's back, guess who's quack OMG it's JB Handley. Out of retirement (and avoiding journalists on the exposure of Generation Rescue practices ... oopsie) is the Mercury Militia Prince of Quacks, Andrew Wakefield worshipper and all around blowhard ... (fun fact: first …

The Myth of Recovery | Left Brain Right Brain | Circa September 1, 2009

Back in August of last year I wrote a blog entry about the Generation Rescue ‘recovery’ stories and how true recovery actually accounted for 5% of the stories on their website which I upgraded in May of this year when they redesigned their website. Their true recovery figure now stands at 7%. I even recounted how I sent my …

Autism Gene Found | Left Brain Right Brain | Circa July 7, 2005

UCLA geneticist Rita Cantor has found an autism gene according to Discover (via American Journal of Human Genetics). Thats pretty big news on various levels. Firstly, it going to be something of a blow to JB Handley and Generation Rescue who says that autism is nothing but mercury poisoning. I look forward to seeing his retraction. It’ll also be a …

Evidence of Harm List Gets Flakier | Left Brain Right Brain | Circa July 7, 2005

Alongside the main players on the Evidence of Harm mail list such as Lujene Clarke and Lenny Schafer are starting to appear some truly fascinating people. It really is becoming quite an education watching this list descend into a fever pit of conspiracy theory, suspicion, paranoia, quasi-religious (and out-and-out religious) hysteria and ravings. A sure …

J.B. Handley of the anti-vaccine group Generation Rescue: Misogynistic attacks on journalists who champion science – Science-Based Medicine | Circa April 23, 2009

David Gorski on April 23, 2009 There’s been something I’ve been meaning to write about all week, but only just got around to it. There were lots of other things going on at my other online locale, and this topic is such old hat for so many that I really wasn’t sure if it was worth bothering …

Autism extremists | Left Brain Right Brain | Circa December 28, 2006

There is a lot wrong with the UK in terms of provision for autistic people and education about what autism is to the mainstream. One of the things that isn’t quite right is the National Autistic Society. It’s numerous flaws include a lack of autistic people at policy making level. But you know what? It knows …

Snapshot | Google Alert – autism | Circa January 29, 2010

Google Alert - autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comFri, Jan 29, 2010, 8:29 PM Google News Alert for: autism San Francisco Chronicle (blog)Autism's dicredited profit is discredited againSan Francisco Chronicle (blog)Wakefield, who is now the Executive Director of the Thoughtful House Autism Center in Texas,called the allegations "unfounded and unjust" and told reporters …See all stories …