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Jenny McCarthy

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Preventing Another Generation of Children With Autism

(279) Comments | Posted April 2, 2012 | 11:38 AM

The recent announcement regarding the new CDC study does not tell those of us in the autism community anything we do not already know. As of today, we can now affirmatively say autism affects 1 in 88 children born 12 years ago, a 23 percent increase since the...

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In the Vaccine-Autism Debate, What Can Parents Believe?

(5435) Comments | Posted January 10, 2011 | 2:14 PM

Last week, parents were told a British researcher's 1998 report linking the MMR shot to autism was fraudulent -- that this debate about vaccines and autism is now over, and parents should no longer worry about giving their children six vaccines at a single pediatric appointment or 36...

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Frontline's "The Vaccine War" Misses Half the Story

(1107) Comments | Posted April 28, 2010 | 3:21 PM

When the producers of PBS's Frontline approached me to be interviewed for their new documentary "The Vaccine War," I accepted with a simple condition: doctors and scientists on our side of the vaccine-autism debate needed to have a voice, too.

Prior to agreeing to the interview, Frontline sent...

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You Can Help Children With Autism by Voting for Generation Rescue!

(5) Comments | Posted April 26, 2010 | 4:10 PM

I got a letter in the mail from a mom the other day and it took me back to the beginning of my journey. This mom had just returned home from receiving her child's autism diagnosis and was now frantically searching for help. She didn't know where to start or...

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Who's Afraid Of The Truth About Autism?

(3180) Comments | Posted March 9, 2010 | 7:26 AM

Parents of recovered children, and I've met hundreds, all share the same experience of doubters and deniers telling us our child must have never even had autism or that the recovery was simply nature's course. We all know better, and frankly we're too busy helping other parents to really care.

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