Democratic Underground - proverbialwisdom's Journal proverbialwisdom's Journal Sat, 25 Apr 2015 16:15:08 Sat, 25 Apr 2015 16:15:08 That's not the issue, is it? Step back 30 years in the US, or into another 1st-world country today. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 20:00:52 IMO, careful scrutiny of a study by other vetted experts is wise before accepting it at face value. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 22:51:59 Framing is wrong, it's branding. Aren't these "antivaxer" talking points, too? That word means zip. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 19:01:40 Autism Speaks Walk on April 18 in Los Angeles, CA raises $1,496,069. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 13:20:27 I'd prefer another more serious unedited interview w Dr. Melinda Wharton but I haven't seen one.(nt) Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:38:22 Breaking: CALIFORNIA SENATE EDUCATION COMMITTEE CHANGES TWO MEMBERS Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:12:31 Watch previous hearings here. Tech serves the public well in California! Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:18:56 American Medical Association policy on "Routine Universal Immunization of Physicians." Tue, 14 Apr 2015 22:09:04 ACLU of California SB 277 analysis. Mon, 13 Apr 2015 15:53:44 Opting out or delaying even a single dose of a vaccine triggers the exemption label. Income effect? Thu, 09 Apr 2015 04:03:48 Hearing live now (CA Senate Health Committee on 4/8). Update added 4/21/15. Wed, 08 Apr 2015 16:48:49 Time will tell. Sun, 05 Apr 2015 11:51:35 Washington Post column by Kim Stagliano, Managing Editor of Age of Autism (656 comments). Sat, 04 Apr 2015 11:07:58 The framing is wrong, but by the standard definition loudly used on DU, Eula Biss is an "antivaxer" Sat, 04 Apr 2015 09:53:32 More on the Autism CARES Act of 2014 (cited above): "Menendez, Smith autism bill goes to Obama" Thu, 02 Apr 2015 14:02:56 Presidential Proclamation -- World Autism Awareness Day, 2015 Thu, 02 Apr 2015 13:43:53 That vital feedback system is thwarted by mandates and liability protection. Think about it. (nt) Thu, 02 Apr 2015 13:24:35 And, by the way, she bridges the gulf between peer-reviewed studies and the public. Read PEW/NRDC. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:09:08 Read about food served to undergrads at Ivy League schools including those w "food chemistry" depts. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:39:52 The sales slump had nothing to do with this type of investigative reporting? Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:38:57 Campaign to rename colorful California tunnel after Robin Williams gets first legislative approval Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:54:11 This DU thread from 2008 popped up when I searched for MUMPER the other day. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 04:07:04 There is definitely pandering here, but it's not "to idiotic groups in the party." Ignore/mock this. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 03:30:15 This is Frank Luntz territory. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 12:49:33 RE: "autism is hard-wired, and has little or nothing to do with environmental stuff." Sat, 28 Mar 2015 03:32:00