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Parent of autistic teen sues CDC to allow vaccine whistleblower testimony

Above: Yates Hazlehurst (right) with personal aide Lane Hodges The following is an update of a story first published Oct. 19, 2016 The father of an autistic child has filed a federal lawsuit against the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in his son’s medical malpractice case. Rolf Hazlehurst is attempting to force CDC to let […]

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What the News Isn’t Saying About Vaccine-Autism Studies

This story was updated Nov. 27, 2016 to add results of new survey of vaccinated vs. unvaccinated children  [The following news analysis and commentary was first published Dec. 31, 2015] A new study this week found no link between vaccines and autism. It instantly made headlines on TV news and popular media everywhere. Many billed […]

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“Is HuffPo under Big Pharma’s tent?”–Lance Simmens

Surprising accusations of “censorship” against popular online website from prominent liberal author, activist and longtime contributor Lance Simmens has written approximately 180 articles for The Huffington Post. But his prolific career as a HuffPo blogger came to an abrupt halt on April 15 when he wrote on a subject that turned out to be Kryptonite. […]

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Trump on Vaccines and Autism: Pro-Vaccine but Cautious

Sharyl Attkisson: “Viewer question: What’s your position on freedom of choice regarding various vaccines that could be dangerous for some children and why is the mere discussion of making vaccines safe censored?” Donald Trump: “It’s the most unbelievable discussion I’ve ever been involved in. If you say anything about vaccines that is slightly, like…holding back […]

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CDC Scientist: ‘We scheduled meeting to destroy vaccine-autism study documents’

This article was first published July 29, 2015 A current Centers for Disease Control (CDC) senior scientist has made an unprecedented admission: he and his colleagues–he says– committed scientific misconduct to cover up a meaningful link between vaccines and autism in black boys. Just as startling, the CDC scientist, Dr. William Thompson, says the study […]

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U.S. Health Officials: Vaccine Brain Injuries Top 2,000; Relatively Very Rare

A top federal health official recently acknowledged a difficult reality: vaccines may rarely trigger autism in susceptible children. Quantifying how often that happens is a challenge. Clues can be found among vaccine brain injuries. While very rare, claims of vaccine-induced brain damage, such as encephalitis and seizure disorder, continue to build. A small percentage of […]

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Fact Check: Slate.com Vaccines-Autism Claims

A recent Slate.com article took on Google’s decision to develop new search engine algorithms to filter out what it views as “inaccurate” websites. The authors are David Weinberger, a senior researcher at Harvard’s Berkman Center, and Dan Gillmor of  Arizona State University and author of Mediactive. The authors chose to begin their article using the example of the vaccine-autism controversy. […]

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Fact Check: Anne Schuchat’s Claim That Vaccines Can’t Cause Brain Damage

[Above image: Dr. Anne Schuchat, Director of the National Center for Immunization, Centers for Disease Control] Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass): “Is there any scientific evidence that vaccines cause profound mental disorders?” Dr. Anne Schuchat, CDC: “No.”                   –Testimony before Senate Committee, Feb. 10, 2015 The top vaccine official at the […]

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CDC: “Possibility” that vaccines rarely trigger autism (AUDIO)

CDC’s immunization safety director says it’s a “possibility” that vaccines rarely trigger autism but “it’s hard to predict who those children might be.” (They’re not even trying.) [This article was first published on Sept. 2, 2014] A CDC senior epidemiologist stepped forward last week to say that he and his CDC colleagues omitted data that linked […]

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