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Vaccines and relative risks

Holy crap. I suspected that my two posts about Dawn Winkler, the antivaccination activist running for Governor of Colorado on the Libertarian ticket, might generate some comments and attract some of Dawn’s fellow antivaxers to the comments. Little did I suspect just how many, or how hysterical they would become. Because yesterday was a travel […]

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More on Dawn Winkler, unhinged antivaccination activist

Yesterday’s post on Dawn Winkler, the antivaccination activist who is presently running for the Governor of Colorado on the Libertarian ticket, provoked this comment, which linked to an amusing e-mail exchange that Australian skeptic Peter Bowditch had with her regarding vaccines a couple of years ago. After reading that exchange, I now think that I […]

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Anti-vaccination activist running for governor of the state of Colorado?

Unfortunately for them, folks in Colorado have a hard core anti-vaxer named Dawn Winkler running for governor on the Libertarian ticket. I’m hoping for their sakes that, as a third party candidate, that she has virtually no chance of winning. Check out some of her rhetoric posted on Whale.to seven years ago in response to […]

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I wonder how the anti-vaxers and mercury militia will explain this result

It’s been a while since I wrote about autism. Part of the reason is that I’ve been on vacation. Another part of the reason is that not much has been happening lately on the mercury/autism front. I like to think it’s because the evidence has been accumulating so rapidly that neither the MMR vaccine nor […]

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Antivaccine nonsense Autism Complementary and alternative medicine Medicine Quackery

“On a mission to discredit any and all evidence of a mercury-autism linkage”

Like most bloggers, I suspect, I like to know who’s linking to me. Unfortunately, the majority of bloggers appear not to use TrackBacks, and even when they do for some reason the TrackBacks often don’t register. Couple that with a level of comment spam that sometimes outnumbered my legitimate TrackBacks by at least 200:1, and […]

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