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Antivaccine nonsense Autism Complementary and alternative medicine Medicine Quackery

While I’m away…some reading on autism

Even when I’m on vacation, lots of other great bloggers aren’t. The lack of writing on my part makes it even easier for me to point you in the direction of posts likely to be of interest to my readers. Fortunately Prometheus has started posting again after one of his all-too-frequent hiatuses, and here are […]

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Antivaccine nonsense Autism Complementary and alternative medicine Medicine Quackery

Bill Maher: Antivaccination wingnut

Vacation time! While Orac is off to London recharging his circuits and contemplating the linguistic tricks of limericks and jokes or the glory of black holes, he’s rerunning some old stuff from his original Blogspot blog. This particular post first appeared on December 19, 2005. I don’t know if Bill Maher is still an antivax […]

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Antivaccine nonsense Autism Complementary and alternative medicine History Hitler Zombie Holocaust Medicine Quackery World War II

The Hitler Zombie smells thimerosal

Vacation time! While Orac is gone recharging his circuits and contemplating the linguistic tricks of limericks and jokes or the glory of black holes, he’s rerunning some old stuff from his original Blogspot blog. This particular post first appeared on July 6, 2005 and is the very first time ever that the Hitler Zombie appeared […]

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Antivaccine nonsense Autism Complementary and alternative medicine Medicine Quackery

Justice may yet prevail in the case of Abubakar Nadama

Good news! Dr. Roy Kerry, the quack whose careless use of intravenous chelation therapy for autism resulted in the death of a five year old autistic boy named Abubakar Tariq Nadama, will be charged with involuntary manslaughter: PITTSBURGH – A doctor was charged with involuntary manslaughter Wednesday for administering a chemical treatment that state police […]

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Antivaccine nonsense Autism Medicine Quackery Science Skepticism/critical thinking

I guess it’s not just Andrew Wakefield who doesn’t do controls when running PCR

Remember a couple of months ago, when I discussed testimony at the Autism Omnibus trial that showed how Andrew Wakefield had failed to do the controls when running PCR that would have revealed that the results that he interpreted as the presence of the measles virus from a vaccine strain in the guts of autistic […]

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