Autism Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Trump ending his own honeymoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... meeting with Robert Kennedy Jr., an anti-vaccine activist pushing the thoroughly discredited idea that vaccines cause autism? This is not good. The idea that vaccines cause autism originally arose in a 1998 paper in the medical journal The Lancet ...

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  2. Don't Let History Repeat Itself: The Dangers Of Pseudoscience And DenialismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Switched

    ... The first: Mr. Kennedy is a vocal anti-vaxxer . He has openly and repeatedly supported the notion that vaccines cause autism. Thus, he is by no means impartial. The second: Vaccine safety is no longer a source of controversy within the scientific ...

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  3. Experts say existing vaccine safety commission works wellRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2017 | Cortez Journal News

    This week, President-elect Donald Trump met with Robert F. Kennedy Jr., a leading proponent of a scientifically discredited conspiracy theory that vaccines cause autism.

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  4. Vaccine Reality Check: A Tiny Risk of a Tiny RiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Bloomberg

    ... Man." It's easy to assume from reading the news that scientists have reflexively pooh-poohed concerns about a vaccine-autism link. Here's the BBC : " Medical experts have overwhelmingly rejected any link between vaccines and autism, warning that ...

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  5. BWW Review: the Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at at&T ...Read the original story

    Jan 13, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... the play does not address the exact condition Christopher has-although this play has continuously been connected with Autism and Asperger's. It is clear that this boy is a savant, ready for his A Level math test at only 15 years of age. His ...

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  6. Cleveland Clinic doctor's anti-vaccine commentary continues to do harm: Joshua Niforatos, Bob Sun and Alexander Chaitoff (Opinion)Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Cleveland.com

    ... Tribeca Film Festival announced its plan to screen a conspiracy-based "documentary" on the link between vaccines and autism despite universal evidence that shows the contrary. The film was eventually withdrawn from the festival after public outcry ...

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  7. The Science Community Is Very Worried About Donald TrumpRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2017 | US News & World Report

    ... announced this week that Trump asked him to run a presidential vaccine safety commission to study links between autism and vaccines - a link that is non-existent and thoroughly discredited. Trump's campaign denied the report , saying the ...

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  8. Charles Krauthammer:Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Jewish World Review

    ... meeting with Robert Kennedy Jr., an anti-vaccine activist pushing the thoroughly discredited idea that vaccines cause autism? We know from way back during the Republican debates that Trump himself has dabbled in this dubious territory. One could, ...

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  9. National View: How Trump's conspiracy theories about vaccines could harm public healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... is neither a physician nor a scientist; he has been at the forefront of pushing bogus assertions that vaccines cause autism - they do not - and he has compared side effects of immunizations to the Holocaust. Which makes Tuesday's encounter just the ...

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  10. NCL raises concern about potential Kennedy vaccine appointmentRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    Washington, DC-The nation's pioneering consumer advocacy organization is today sounding the alarm bells about news that President-elect Trump might be considering anti-vaccination charlatan Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to chair either a vaccine safety or autism commission. The National Consumers League says the appointment would be a step backwards for public health, giving those who oppose vaccines another platform to spout the discredited notion of a causal link between vaccines and autism.

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  11. A vaccine commission? Bad ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Post-gazette.com

    This week, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., a man celebrated for his anti-vaccine conspiracy theories, said President-elect Donald Trump had asked him to head a new "vaccine safety" commission to investigate the role of childhood immunizations in causing autism. The Trump transition team said that, while Mr. Trump did meet with Mr. Kennedy to talk about autism, he is only exploring the idea of setting up a commission.

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  12. Tropical to celebrate 50 years serving the RGVRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | The Brownsville Herald

    ... each month. Tropical offers youth and adult mental health services for patients who have mental disorders such as autism, bipolar disorders, depression and pervasive developmental disorder. They take patients as young as 3 years old. For more ...

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  13. Vaccines: Should your children get them?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    Trump met with skeptic Robert F. Kennedy yesterday in an attempt to revive long-debunked attempts to link vaccines to autism. Kennedy argues a preservative in vaccines could cause autism and has advocated for parents to opt out.

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  14. Editorial, Jan. 13, 2017: Trump should not revive anti-vaccine conspiraciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... had made no firm decision. Kennedy is perhaps the most well-known proponent of the theory that vaccines can lead to autism. Trump for his part also has raised concerns about the increase in autism diagnoses and even the possibility of a connection ...

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  15. Vaccinating your child? Here are some factsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | WEHT

    ... vaccine. Again, vaccines are safe and necessary to continue a disease-free nation. Myths linger around vaccines and autism. A 1998 study that linked vaccines to autism was retracted by the British medical journal The Lancet, and the lead author of ...

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  16. What Happened to Trump's Honeymoon?by Charles KrauthammerThe shortest ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | National Review Online

    ... meeting with Robert Kennedy Jr., an anti-vaccine activist pushing the thoroughly discredited idea that vaccines cause autism? We know from way back during the Republican debates that Trump himself has dabbled in this dubious territory. One could, ...

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  17. If Trump keeps stoking vaccine fears, he will endanger children's livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ELECT Donald Trump's transition team tried to tamp down the report from leading vaccine skeptic Robert F. Kennedy Jr. that Mr. Trump had asked him to lead a new panel on the safety of childhood inoculations. The president-elect, we were told, is only exploring the possibility of forming a government commission on autism.

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  18. Companies Are Hiring More Autistic WorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | FindLaw

    While most employers do not seek out workers who have an autism spectrum disorder, some leading companies are looking for them. Microsoft, for example, is recruiting autistic people for jobs in software engineering and data sciences.

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  19. Foundation, employee giving club donates moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | Daily Journal

    ... Patients who will benefit from this include, children with developmental speech and language delays/disorders, Autism, cerebral Palsy, and Apraxia of speech, as well as adults who have experienced a stroke or have a degenerative condition that makes ...

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  20. Marinus Pharmaceuticals Receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for...Read the original story

    Jan 3, 2017 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... designation underscores the significant unmet medical need for children suffering from a genetic mutation that causes autism-like symptoms including anxiety, mood swings and attention deficit." Orphan Drug Designation is granted by the FDA Office of ...

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