Andrew Wakefield

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Name: Andrew Wakefield
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 16 mins ago - 1 reports

Jenny McCarthy Has Vaccine Dilemma

In doing so, she has become the quintessential poster-child for the anti-vaccine movement. Having earned harsh criticism and much rebuke from the medical community and outraged parents, McCarthy has recently written an op-ed column in the Chicago Sun ... [Published The Guardian Express - 15 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Immunizations still necessary

Prevention is the best medicine.There are 212 cases of mumps in central Ohio as of Monday, and undoubtedly those numbers will increase over the next few days.The sick range in age from 9 months to 70 years old and 132 of these people attend or work at  ... [Published Great Bend Tribune - 10 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Vaccines are friends, not foes.

Zachary PhillipsIn 1998, a study conducted by former surgeon Andrew Wakefield in the medical journal “The Lancet” claims that vaccines have a possible link to the development of autism.In 2010, 10-year-old Jeremiah Mitchell learns to adapt to the life ... [Published Orion Online - 15 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

The ongoing debate: To vaccinate or not

Although experts and the vast majority of Americans contend that refusal to have a child vaccinated leaves everyone at risk of contracting once sidelined diseases, more and more parents are opting out and for such reasons as:Thinking the shots are unnecessary; ... [Published Examiner.com - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

What's so normal with "that one kid"

We all know "that one kid." He stands apart on the playground, twisting a curl of hair around his finger, eyeing his outgoing classmates joyfully playing softball from afar. She is nonverbal, and her parents cling to any shred of warmth they believe she ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Prevention is better than cure

Vaccinations are important, writes Dr Khoo Boo Aik who explains why deciding against them is a very risky moveEdward Jenner demonstrated the value of immunisation against smallpox in 1798.Nearly 200 years later, in 1979, smallpox was eradicated from ... [Published CARI - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Officials: Anti-vaccination movement contributes to uptick in diseases

Danielle Sample, of Casper, used to argue with her mother, a nurse, about her choice to discontinue vaccines for her children.She’s taken heat from medical providers. It’s hard to find a physician in Casper who will treat unvaccinated children.Sample’s ... [Published Casper Star Tribune - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Anti-vaxxers ignore serious health risks

Updated:  Sunday, April 13, 2014 14:04It reaffirms my fragile faith in this grand experiment known as “human civilization” whenever someone takes a public stand against the monsters of fear and ignorance. In this instance, however, it’s not a someone, ... [Published Central Florida Future - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Parents: This Viral Picture Serves Warning to Protect Your/Everyone’s Children

[embedded content] Tweet [embedded content]The post by Victor Chan, Epoch Times appeared first on The Epoch Times.Meghan Mcnutt-Anderson shared a photo of her five-week-old daughter on Facebook, and it soon went viral, but not for the reason you would ... [Published Free-i-News - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Feature: The needle and the damage done

First, a confession: When my editor asked if I wanted to write a story about vaccines, my initial reaction was, "Um ... not really."Sure—it's an interesting topic, hot button as they come. And it's guaranteed to generate feedback, which is what we writers ... [Published Pacific Sun - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

COLUMN: Vaccinations shouldn’t be a thing from the past

Updated:  Wednesday, April 9, 2014 22:04We don't need to worry about dangerous illnesses such as measles anymore, right? I mean, it was eliminated in the United States in the late 1960s , wasn't it? Let's get real.In February, unsuspecting shoppers at ... [Published The Utah Statesman - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 2 reports

Andrew Wakefield and the MMR scare hit headlines once againmore »

Andrew Wakefield and the MMR scare hit headlines once againLONDON, UK: It is one of the most serious allegations that could be made about a doctor: manipulating patients' histories to make money. So it is no wonder that the charges, levied by editors ... [Published Awares.org - Mar 19 2014]

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...(At the time, Wakefield, who lost his license, told CNN he was the victim of a "ruthless, pragmatic attempt to crush any attempt to investigate valid vaccine safety concerns." )

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Immunizations still necessary [Published Great Bend Tribune - 10 hours ago]
Jenny McCarthy Has Vaccine Dilemma [Published The Guardian Express - 15 hours ago]
Vaccines are friends, not foes. [Published Orion Online - 15 hours ago]
The ongoing debate: To vaccinate or not [Published Examiner.com - 23 hours ago]
What's so normal with "that one kid" [Published Individual.com - Apr 16 2014]
Prevention is better than cure [Published CARI - Apr 15 2014]
Officials: Anti-vaccination movement contribute... [Published Casper Star Tribune - Apr 14 2014]
Jenny McCarthy thinks in shades of gray, or so ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 14 2014]
Pyatt: Vaccines important to health of society [Published University Daily Kansan - Apr 14 2014]
Anti-vaxxers ignore serious health risks [Published Central Florida Future - Apr 14 2014]
Third of anti-jab lobby is health professional [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Apr 12 2014]
Parents: This Viral Picture Serves Warning to P... [Published Free-i-News - Apr 11 2014]
Feature: The needle and the damage done [Published Pacific Sun - Apr 10 2014]
Preventable disease spreads in Nevada [Published Pahrump Valley Times - Apr 10 2014]
COLUMN: Vaccinations shouldn’t be a thing from ... [Published The Utah Statesman - Apr 10 2014]
EDITORIAL: An outbreak of common sense on vaccines [Published Washington Times - Apr 09 2014]
Call for more studies on vaccination and autism [Published Camden Advertiser - Apr 09 2014]
Dear Parents, You Are Being Lied To [Published Huffington Post - Apr 08 2014]
The National Autism Association not “antivaccin... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 08 2014]
Anti-vaccination movement harmful to society [Published Individual.com - Apr 08 2014]
SCHOENECK: Anti-vaccine movement captures scope... [Published Individual.com - Apr 08 2014]
Happily, immunisation rates are rising [Published Camden Advertiser - Apr 08 2014]
Chili’s Cancels Nationwide Autism Fundraiser; C... [Published Inquisitr - Apr 08 2014]
Vaccines/Immune Systems: How Does It Really Work? [Published Washington Park Profile - Apr 07 2014]
Autism is not a symptom of vaccination [Published Daily Titan - Apr 07 2014]
Chili's caves to medical mafia; cancels support... [Published Natural News - Apr 07 2014]
Editorial: Vaccine refusal puts community at ri... [Published Merced Sun-Star - Apr 06 2014]
More talk needed: Call for comprehensive discus... [Published Barbados Advocate - Apr 06 2014]
Immunization no more: Inside the mindset of par... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 05 2014]
New evidence that autism is inherited, rather t... [Published AMERICAblog News| A great nation deserves the t ... - Apr 04 2014]
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Jenny McCarthy thinks in shades of gray, or so ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 14 2014]
Never look a blogging gift horse in the mouth, I always say. Well, sort of. It just figures that I could only do two posts that weren’t about vaccines before circling back around to the topic of the antivaccine movement. For that, I have Jenny McCarthy ...
The National Autism Association not “antivaccin... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 08 2014]
As I hang out at the San Diego Convention Center, I can’t resist one last note on the Chili’s debacle that I wrote about yesterday . Remember how Wendy Fournier, president of the National Autism Association (NAA), the antivaccine group posing as an ...
Immunization no more: Inside the mindset of par... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 05 2014]
Gloria Dignazio isn’t swayed by the heavy weight of scientific evidence that suggests vaccines have nothing to do with autism. After seeing her first daughter develop the condition after getting an array of needles, she made sure her youngest would never ...
New evidence that autism is inherited, rather t... [Published AMERICAblog News| A great nation deserves the t ... - Apr 04 2014]
Increasingly, evidence from neurologic research is pointing to the fact that autism is inherited, and that children with autism have abnormalities in brain architecture that start before birth. What is autism? Classically, autism is a disease of the ...
The antivaccine movement resurrects the zombie ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Mar 31 2014]
As I just mentioned a week ago, there used to be a time when I dreaded Autism Awareness Month , which begins tomorrow. The reason was simple. Several years ago to perhaps as recently as three years ago, I could always count on a flurry of stories ...
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