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Radar Online Makes Big Mistake With Jenny McCarthy -- and Then Hits Delete

Paul Raeburn | Posted 03.09.2014 | Media
Paul Raeburn

Radar Online published a curious story Saturday that led with this: "Jenny McCarthy wants everyone to know that her son WAS diagnosed with autism and she's never thought otherwise." But this wasn't just a simple error: Radar made almost every error it's possible to make.

Jenny McCarthy Slams Rumors Claiming Her Son Does Not Have Autism

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

Jenny McCarthy slammed rumors claiming her son does not have autism, calling the assertions "blatantly inaccurate and completely ridiculous." Talk...

A Letter to Jenny McCarthy

Lesleyann Coker | Posted 11.13.2013 | TV
Lesleyann Coker

You committed the biggest sin of all for a TV talk show host and something I never expected from Jenny McCarthy: you were boring.

Jenny McCarthy's View

Nathan Risinger | Posted 10.19.2013 | Media
Nathan Risinger

Proselytizing of any shape or stripe should be viewed with a raised eyebrow and a challenging question. When this proselytizing is based on what one might charitably term pseudoscience (but truly resembles complete quackery) we should not simply be skeptical, we should be incredulous.

Jenny McCarthy's Got The Wrong View On Vaccinations

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 04.22.2014 | Parents
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

Jenny's McCarthy's appointment to the chair vacated by Elisabeth Hasselbeck on The View has critics up in arms. The new post gives McCarthy the opportunity to share her opinions with three million viewers -- many of them mothers -- each day.

'The View' Condemned For Hiring Jenny McCarthy

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.15.2013 | Media

The decision by "The View" to hire Jenny McCarthy as a co-host has raised angry cries of alarm from many different corners, due to McCarthy's controve...

Science Guy Sees Upside To Anti-Vaxer's New TV Gig

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 07.15.2013 | Science

Jenny McCarthy says she's "beyond thrilled" to have been named new co-host of "The View," ABC's popular daytime show. But given the former Playboy mod...

What Jenny McCarthy Is Looking For In A Date

Posted 04.03.2013 | Divorce

Single mom Jenny McCarthy has a two-point checklist for any of her potential suitors. "Number one is, 'Do you like kids?' And number two is, 'Do y...

Here's What Jenny McCarthy Did During The Super Bowl Blackout

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.05.2013 | Celebrity

The New Orleans Superdome may have been out of power during part of last night's Super Bowl, but at least Jenny McCarthy was able to use the downtime ...

Chicago Sun-Times Says New Columnist-blogger Jenny McCarthy Will Not Write About Vaccines

Paul Raeburn | Posted 12.29.2012 | Media
Paul Raeburn

When the Chicago-Sun Times said it was hiring Jenny McCarthy to write a lifestyle blog, it rekindled the ferocious debate over vaccines and autism.

McCarthy Hosting Downtown Autism Benefit

Posted 05.24.2012 | Chicago

Chicago's own Jenny McCarthy on Thursday will host a benefit for Generation Rescue, the controversial-to-some autism advocacy organization the model, ...

Do Kids Cause Divorce?

Vicki Larson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

If you're divorced, you know all too well about the numerous studies of how divorce impacts kids; what we rarely hear about is how children impact th...

In The Vaccine/Autism Debate, What Can Parents Believe?

Jenny McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jenny McCarthy

I have never met stronger women than the moms of children with autism... This hoopla made us a little stronger, and more determined to fight for the truth about what's happening to our kids.

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

Jenny McCarthy | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jenny McCarthy

Where are the doctors and scientists who support our community and support the idea that vaccines may be a trigger for autism? In Frontline's world, they don't exist.

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

Jenny McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jenny McCarthy

I want to be able to help all families struggling with autism and provide them with the support of Generation Rescue. Our goal is to turn awareness into action and you can be part of it.

Is Jenny McCarthy Afraid Of The Truth About Autism?

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Iris Erlingsdottir

My aunt will never forget that day in 1975, when her 20 month old daughter woke up from a nap, crying petulantly. The child seemed to be having diffic...

Who's Afraid Of The Truth About Autism?

Jenny McCarthy | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jenny McCarthy

The parents of children with autism aren't crazy. We're recovering our kids. We're trying to help other parents do the same, and we hope new parents can avoid our fate.

Jenny McCarthy In 'Time': I Fixed My Son's Autism

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Jenny McCarthy talks about everything she's done to "fix" her 7-year-old son's autism since he was diagnosed in 2005, in an interview in Time. She...

Don't Trust Science?

Lee Schneider | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lee Schneider

People don't trust science like they used to. A Pew Research Center poll says that only 27 percent of Americans think our greatest achievements are in science - down from 47 percent a decade ago.

The Judgment on Vaccines Is In???

Jim Carrey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Carrey

Can we afford to ignore vaccines as a possible cause of rising numbers of children with Autism, when they are one of the fastest growing elements in our children's environment?

Oprah and the Power to Persuade

Dr. John Grohol | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dr. John Grohol

Perhaps it never occurred to Oprah that nobody is paying much attention to the likes of Somers or McCarthy because their story is a bunch of malarkey based upon anecdotes and stories.

Jenny McCarthy's Autism Crusade: Healing, Hope... And Controversy

Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald

Every 20 minutes, a child is diagnosed with autism. In a study of select populations around the United States, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) f...

End of the Innocence: McCain, Obama and Vaccines. Oh My!

Shelley Hendrix Reynolds | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Shelley Hendrix Reynolds

Will the next administration set serious goals of reversing the rate of autism diagnosis by the end of their term or just declare autism a national health emergency and let it go at that?

A Hockey Mom's Rebuttal

Barbara Fischkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Barbara Fischkin

I think a true hockey mom tells her sons and daughters that being a good parent takes maturity, that abstinence does not work, but that parental understanding does.

Why An Older Autism Mom Marched With Robert Kennedy Jr., Jenny McCarthy And Jim Carrey At Green The Vaccines

Barbara Fischkin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Barbara Fischkin

As a journalist by profession - and temperament- I have spent far more time writing about protests than joining them. But on Wednesday in Washington, ...