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Andrew Wakefield and Brian Hooker complain. Not honestly, but they complain by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Andrew Wakefield and Brian Hooker have lately been trying to manage a “cdc whistleblower” story. The idea has been covered a lot recently, here and elsewhere. So, rather t ... Read on »
Globanews.ca reports:Health Canada seizes dangerous health product by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum The article is very short but the news is good–Health Canada has gone beyond issuing warnings about MMS (also known as CD protocol, CDS, Chlorine Dioxide Solution, Magic M ... Read on »
A new Autism Media Channel video. A chance to watch some sleight of hand by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Andrew Wakefield has a new video with stunning new revelations of malfeasance by the CDC. Well, that’s what he wants you to think. Let’s take a look and see how well his s ... Read on »
A look at the analysis plan for DeStefano’s MMR study: no evidence of fraud by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Andrew Wakefield and Brian Hooker have been making claims that the CDC are involved in misconduct in autism research. In case you haven’t followed the story, it basically ... Read on »
The Quacks behind the Warrior Moms by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum ‘I accept Dr Carpenter’s opinion that there is no evidence that any of these treatments were individually beneficial for M and that collectively they were intrusive and co ... Read on »
Brian Deer: Wakefield ‘MMR mother’ fabricated injury story by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Brian Deer, the reporter who broke the story on Andrew Wakefield’s conflicts of interests, has a new story on his website: Wakefield ‘MMR mother’ fabricated injury st ... Read on »
Citizen Autistic screening October 19 in Redwood City, California by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum A documentary, Citizen Autistic, will be shown on October 19th in Redwood City, California. The event page at BrownPaperTickets.com can be found here: Citizen Autistic Sc ... Read on »
ABC News covers Brian Hooker’s study: Hooker “manipulated the data and manipulated... by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum A recent ABC story ( How a Now-Retracted Autism Study Went Viral — Again ) discussed Brian Hooker’s flawed and retracted study.  Here are the first few paragraphs: A ... Read on »
Jude Mirra’s mother takes the stand in murder case by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Jude Mirra was an autistic 8 year old.  Was as in he’s dead.  His mother killed him with a fatal overdose of drugs and alcohol.  His mother, Gigi Jordan, is now on trial f ... Read on »
Mother who tried to kill her autistic daughter sentenced: 10 to 22 years by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Isabelle Stapleton is an autistic teenager with extraordinary needs. She is also a teenager who will grow up without her mother, as her mother has been sentenced to 10 to ... Read on »
Sentencing expected for mother who attempted to murder her autistic daughter by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Isabelle Stapleton is an autistic teenager who survived an attempted murder by her mother.  The mother has pled guilty to a lesser charge and is expected to be sentenced o ... Read on »
Retracted: Measles-mumps-rubella vaccination timing and autism among young african american boys:... by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum About two months ago an autism parent published a study: a “reanalysis” of a CDC dataset. That study: Measles-mumps-rubella vaccination timing and autism among young afri ... Read on »
Brian Deer’s original 2004 Channel 4 report on Andrew Wakefield: MMR: What they didn’t... by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum When Andrew Wakefield presented his hypothesis linking autism to the MMR vaccine in 2014, he fueled a vaccine scare that is still alive today. It wasn’t until 6 years late ... Read on »
Autism Science Foundation Named as a Top Rated Nonprofit by Great Nonprofits by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum The Autism Science Foundation funds research related to autism.  They have been named as a “Top-Rated Nonprofit” by Great Nonprofits .  Below is the overview from the anno ... Read on »
Press Release: IACC Reauthorized by Autism CARES Act to Continue Through 2019; HHS Seeks... by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Below is a press release about the nomination process for the next Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC).  Note: I served as a public member to the previous IAC ... Read on »
Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee 2014 Call for Nominations Announcement by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Below is the call for nominations announcement for membership in the next IACC. Note: I served as a public member to the IACC in the last term, but my comments here an ... Read on »
Andrew Wakefield apparently doesn’t understand the first rule of documentaries by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Andrew Wakefield has tried to make a new career for himself as a film maker. He runs a producing YouTube and Vimeo videos in which he describes himself as “director”. H ... Read on »
A “reanalysis” of the Price study on autism and thimerosal goes very wrong by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum A few years ago a study came out looking intently at the question of whether thimerosal in vaccines increases autism risk. That study, Prenatal and Infant Exposure to Thi ... Read on »
ASAN Statement On Dr. Phil Episode Featuring K. Stapleton by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Below is a statement by the Autistic Self Advocacy Network . The Autistic Self Advocacy Network issued a statement on Friday, September 19th, condemning Dr. Phil for r ... Read on »
Andrew Wakefield loses frivolous defamation lawsuit. To pay court costs. by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum In 2011 the British Medical Journal (BMJ) published a series of articles about Andrew Wakefield and his efforts to promote the idea of the MMR vaccine causing autism. Bri ... Read on »