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MMR Vaccine and Link with Autism

In 1998, a study was published in the Lancet medical journal, purporting to show a link between the MMR vaccine and autism. When the truth eventually emerged, the paper was retracted. The lead author, Andrew Wakefield, was disgraced and lost … Continue reading

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A good day for bad science

Today was a good day for bad science. A plethora of health-related science stories hit the newsstands. Amongst other extraordinary assertions, we were advised: i) that watching television while surfing the internet and checking social media on smart phones may … Continue reading

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