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Anti-vaccination activist running for governor of the state of Colorado?

Unfortunately for them, folks in Colorado have a hard core anti-vaxer named Dawn Winkler running for governor on the Libertarian ticket. I’m hoping for their sakes that, as a third party candidate, that she has virtually no chance of winning. Check out some of her rhetoric posted on Whale.to seven years ago in response to […]

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Antivaccine nonsense Autism

I wonder how the anti-vaxers and mercury militia will explain this result

It’s been a while since I wrote about autism. Part of the reason is that I’ve been on vacation. Another part of the reason is that not much has been happening lately on the mercury/autism front. I like to think it’s because the evidence has been accumulating so rapidly that neither the MMR vaccine nor […]

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Antivaccine nonsense Autism Complementary and alternative medicine Medicine Quackery

“On a mission to discredit any and all evidence of a mercury-autism linkage”

Like most bloggers, I suspect, I like to know who’s linking to me. Unfortunately, the majority of bloggers appear not to use TrackBacks, and even when they do for some reason the TrackBacks often don’t register. Couple that with a level of comment spam that sometimes outnumbered my legitimate TrackBacks by at least 200:1, and […]

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Antivaccine nonsense Autism Complementary and alternative medicine Medicine Pseudoscience Quackery Skepticism/critical thinking

The Geiers go dumpster-diving yet again

Mark and David Geier, the père et fils duo of antivaccine pseudoscientists once again go dumpster diving in the VAERS database, using it for purposes for which it was not intended to “prove” vaccines cause autism.

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