Another Backward Epidemiological Cohort Study

Alright, let’s take a look at this awesome new study that’s all the rage with the media—the one reassuring us again that there’s positively no link between the MMR (mumps, measles, and rubella) vaccine and autism or autism spectrum disorders (ASD). A consulting firm called The Lewin Group, based in Falls Church, VA looked at the records of 95,727 children…

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

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

A new study [published in April] found no link between vaccines and autism. It instantly made headlines on TV news and popular media everywhere. Many billed it as the final word, “once again,” disproving the notion that vaccines could have anything to do with autism. What you didn’t learn on the news was that the study was from a consulting firm that lists…

Sting Operation Exposes the Dark Side of Science

Doctors, patients, policymakers and the general public are finding that the integrity of science is questionable, as less people trust journalism and science journals. One 2014 poll found that trust in media dropped 5 percentage points to 52 percent. This also stands true globally, as trust in media has dropped approximately 80 percent across all of the countries surveyed.

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