It has been over a year and a half since we first shared news that a senior scientist from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Dr. William Thompson, had revealed that he and other scientists and senior officials at CDC had altered data in an important CDC study to conceal the … [Read more...]
Vaccinations: The Smoking Gun in Autoimmune Disease and Autism?
Much research has shown that a mother that has a chronic inflammatory or autoimmune disease has a much greater risk of having a child with autism. The most recent study (link below) found that the children of mothers who have lupus, an autoimmune disease, are twice as likely to have autism as … [Read more...]
Help Families Dealing with Autism
Hi everyone, We'd like to share some information about how you can help spread the word that autism is real, that it is affecting hundreds of thousands of kids, that it can be treated, and that there is hope. Generation Rescue is working to get that message across and you can help. Charity … [Read more...]
Spinning the Measles (AKA Blaming Dr. Wakefield)
For the past couple of months headlines decrying the measles outbreak of 1,000 cases in Britain have been plastered across the globe: from Britain to the US, to Viet Nam, Australia, and the Middle East. It has been so widely covered it surely must make one stop and consider whether this is not … [Read more...]
MMR and Autism: Does the media tell the whole story?
Recently we have discussed the manner in which the mainstream media spins facts, research, dates, omits information, etc. to influence public perception. In this post, we share the experience of a mother whose perspective you are not likely to see on the nightly news. Isabella Thomas, the mother of … [Read more...]
What’s on my radar? – Autism Awareness Month
Each month I write about books, DVD’s, organizations, trends, and events that are “on my radar” as they are important, timely and educational – which means they will empower you to think for yourselves, enable you to challenge the received wisdom, and give you ideas of how you might get involved to … [Read more...]
Doctors and Fraud – Are doctors less human than you?
Our culture confers a very high status and respect on all doctors and scientists as though they are somehow better or more ethical than the average person. Our culture also tends to assume that doctors are all knowing and always know more than those who aren't doctors. A case in point. I attended a … [Read more...]
Patient Safety Awareness Week – Would this Happen to a Child Without Autism?
As we read this horrifically tragic story, we must ask ourselves, would this happen to a child without an autism diagnosis, would this happen to a child that was blind or deaf? Why is it that the parents of those with the ASD diagnosis are not to be believed when they tell medical professionals that … [Read more...]
Vaccines, Mercury, Autism, and Fraud
Do you remember all the reports in seemingly every mainstream media outlet that researchers had found that there was no connection between the mercury in vaccines and autism? It was everywhere. The quick version of the story is that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) hired a … [Read more...]