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Officer Goes Head-First Into Storm Drain To Rescue Kitty Frozen To Concrete

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 01.18.2015 | Good News

This feline, who was rescued from a frigid fate, has a warm and toasty future ahead of him. The Indianapolis Animal Care and Control (IACC) receive...

Government and Many Scientists Agree: Vaccine-Autism Research Should Continue

David Kirby | Posted 07.05.2011 | Home
David Kirby

As the following comments, funding decisions, research priorities and published papers suggest, the U.S. government and many scientists will be researching and discussing this topic for years to come.

CDC to Study Vaccines and Autism

David Kirby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Kirby

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wants to study autism as a possible clinical outcome of immunization, as part of its newly adopted 5-year research agenda for vaccine safety, the agency said on its website.

The Lancet Retraction Changes Nothing

David Kirby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Kirby

I believe that the public lynching and shaming of Dr. Wakefield is unwarranted and overwrought, and that history will ultimately judge who was right about a possible link between vaccination and autism.

Kathleen Sebelius: Autism Now Hits 1 In 100 Children, We Have No Idea Why

David Kirby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Kirby

Washington loves to dump its bad news on a Friday afternoon, and today it confirmed that one percent of American children (and by extension, perhaps 1-in-58 boys) has an autism spectrum disorder.

Rising Autism Numbers -- Leading Federal Official Says "No Question" That Environmental Exposures Are A Factor

David Kirby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Kirby

On Friday the nation's top autism research coordinator said that better diagnosis could not "explain away this huge increase" in autism. "There's no question that there is an environmental component here."

Top Autism Panel Backs Research Objectives Mentioning Vaccines -- Dueling Press Releases Ensue

David Kirby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Kirby

The IACC, Washington's leading arbiter for directing federal funds to autism research, unanimously voted to recommend studies that include investigations into possible links between autism vaccines.

US Health Officials Back Study Idea on Vaccinated vs. Unvaccinated Children - Will Media Take Note?

David Kirby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Kirby

It is not accurate for members of the media to report that the link between vaccines and autism has been "disproven."

NIH Agency Head: Vaccine-Autism Research is "Legitimate"

David Kirby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Kirby

A major health official within the United States Government today endorsed more research into possible links between vaccination and autism, saying that such studies are "legitimate."

Top Federal Autism Panel Votes For Millions in Vaccine Research

David Kirby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Kirby

The Inter-Agency Autism Coordinating Committee has voted to recommend earmarking millions of dollars in research funds to study the possible role of vaccines in the causation of autism.