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Daily Web newspaper of the autism epidemic
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By Cathy Jameson Welcome, new moms! We’re glad to have you join us… I see vaccine-related posts all the time when I log in to Facebook. Not a day goes by that I don’t see some vaccine link being shared.... Continue reading
Posted 11 hours ago at AGE OF AUTISM
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By Dan Olmsted As someone who believes there is an autism epidemic and that excessive vaccination is the cause (see Bernie Rimland), I was sorry to see Rand Paul leave the presidential race this week. His less-government philosophy would clearly... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at AGE OF AUTISM
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By Anne Dachel This past November I did a series of interviews with Minister Tony Muhammad on the failure of Congress to investigate the claims of CDC scientist, Dr. William Thompson, that his agency had destroyed evidence of a link... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at AGE OF AUTISM
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John Stone has been writing about the media push to normalize autism and drum up increasing numbers of adults with the diagnosis. While it's agreeable to go back in history and claim geniuses in science, arts and math as surely... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at AGE OF AUTISM
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Read Part 1 here. By John Stone Amid continuing false claims regarding the historical incidence of autism by mainstream media plugged authors Steve Silberman, John Donvan and Caren Zucker AoA re-publishes a series of articles by John Stone, UK Editor,... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at AGE OF AUTISM
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The Microbiome and general health including autism are in the news. Our own Teresa Conrick has written numerous posts about gut health and autism. Skyhorse published Bugs, Bowels, and Behavior: The Groundbreaking Story of the Gut-Brain Connection by Teri Arranga,... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at AGE OF AUTISM
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By Teresa Conrick The MICROBIOME continues to make headlines. I am all for it as I have a daughter very ill with both an Autism and Autoimmune diagnosis. She was born vaginally with high apgar scores but experienced regression after... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at AGE OF AUTISM
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By Dara Berger I recently learned from the Autism Action Network’s email alert that Senator Dinowitz of NYC got another sponsor to his horrible bill A8329 that would eliminate our right to a religious exemption for vaccines. I have so... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at AGE OF AUTISM
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Editor's Note -- This AOA article excerpted from 2014 looks at cases of anencephaly in Washington state and whether pesticides or some other environmental factor might be involved. An update from the Washington health department (consider the source) is here.... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at AGE OF AUTISM
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By Anne Dachel Jan 29, 2016, Your Health Claim: Parents question vaccines as epilepsy rates rise to 1 in 20 children under five The rate of epilepsy among children and the elderly has been skyrocketing, with 1 in 20 children... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at AGE OF AUTISM
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By John Stone Amid continuing false claims regarding the historical incidence of autism by mainstream media plugged authors Steve Silberman, John Donvan and Caren Zucker AoA re-publishes a series of articles by John Stone, UK Editor, chronicling data abuse and... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at AGE OF AUTISM
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Welcome to Autism Awareness Day! Yes, February 2nd is the one and true day that sums up the state of research, funding, government action, media skew and general American "huh?" Yes indeed. 6 more weeks. 6 more months. 6 more... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at AGE OF AUTISM
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By Anne Dachel Read comments and see the links after the jump. Feb 1, 2016, Boston Globe: Five charged with assault at special needs school Jan 31, 2015, Foreign Policy Journal: Truth in Media: CDC, Vaccines & Autism Jan 29,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at AGE OF AUTISM
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By Teresa Conrick My focus on the Microbiome and Autism continues into 2016. It is THE continual connection that research shows is lighting the way to medical treatments for so many severely and adversely affected. My daughter is one of... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at AGE OF AUTISM
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By Stefanie Duncan Fetzer I think we should urge our legislators to MANDATE BREASTFEEDING. Now, I realize it's a personal decision and some mothers feel they can't do it for various reasons. However, in the interest of public health, this... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at AGE OF AUTISM
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By Cathy Jameson Word spread quickly in several of my online groups that Delegates in the Commonwealth of Virginia had introduced a vaccine bill. Like other vaccine bills that have popped up in other states, HB1342 was a bad bill.... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at AGE OF AUTISM
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By Dan Olmsted If you’ve been wondering what’s up with the suit filed by two whistleblowers against Merck for allegedly hiding the fact that the mumps vaccine doesn’t work – well, so have we. Now a timeline has emerged, although... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2016 at AGE OF AUTISM
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Jan 28, 2016, Fairfield-Suisun (CA) Daily Republic: No excuse for stupidity By Kelvin Wade http://www.dailyrepublic.com/opinion/localopinioncolumnists/no-excuse-for-stupidity/ Actress Jenny McCarthy become the face of the “vaccines cause autism” tin foil hat-wearing crowd. In an interview with Tavis Smiley, the singer Prince expounded... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2016 at AGE OF AUTISM
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Excerpted from HuffPo. Clinton on Autism: Need for Paradigm Shift After nearly 20 years of advocacy on behalf of an appropriate public health response to the public health emergency of rising rates of severe autism, I'm honored to be joined... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2016 at AGE OF AUTISM
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On Jan 26, 2016, the New York Times published a review of ‘In a Different Key: The Story of Autism,’ by Jerome Groopman. Groopman told readers that this book shows that we're just now recognizing autism "as part of the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2016 at AGE OF AUTISM
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NIH Joins Public-Private Partnership to Fund Research on Autism Biomarkers; Biomarkers Consortium Project to Improve Tools for Measuring and Treating Social Impairment in Children with Autism (NIH Press release is at the end of this post.) By Katie Wright First... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2016 at AGE OF AUTISM
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AoA today re-publishes Bill Welsh’s hypothesis first presented here two years ago, which on Tuesday he spoke about before the Scottish Parliament Petitions Committee (from 1.23.57) raising several important issues concerning the rise of autism, MMR and the possible contamination... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2016 at AGE OF AUTISM
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The recent ABC Nightline featuring John Donvan and Caren Zucker, once again rewrote the history of autism. The two journalists focused on Donald Triplett, the first person to be diagnosed as autistic. The message to the public was that until... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2016 at AGE OF AUTISM
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Tune into KVMR FM 89.5 at noon PACIFIC time tomorrow, Wednesday 1/27 to hear AofA contributor, commenter and friend Laura Hayes on Undernews with Jeanie Keltner and Peggie Bean. Focusing on the important and fascinating info that rarely surfaces in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2016 at AGE OF AUTISM
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From Truth In Media. Please visit the site for the video. Ben Swann is an investigative journalist working tirelessly to dissolve the left/right paradigm prevalent in most mainstream media narratives. As a news reporter and anchor in the earlier days... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2016 at AGE OF AUTISM
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