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Washington Post Magazine Revives Anti-Vaccine Hysteria with Sympathetic RFK Jr. Profile

Despite ‘debunked’ claims vaccines cause autism, magazine promotes anti-vaxxer Kennedy’s ‘lonely crusade.’
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Measles Epidemic in Britain Thanks to Anti-Vaccination Fears

Celebrities continue to promote vaccine-autism link in face of science.
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CDC Exonerates Vaccines Years After Media Stirred Up Fears

Dr. Frank DeStefano studied over 1,000 children; found no vaccine-autism connection.

Networks on Overblown Tomato Scare: Oops!

Morning shows acknowledge damage to tomato industry but set sights on new target.

Lou Dobbs: Bush Should Be Impeached for Salmonella Outbreak

CNN host says leadership in 'sorry condition' and inability to 'protect the American consumer' is 'sufficient reason to impeach a president.'

Dobbs Blasts 'Intellectually Challenged' FDA Again

Reporting on the FDA's salmonella response for a second time, host once again flexes his protectionist and xenophobic arm.

CBS Lauds Vaccines, Admits 'No Idea of What Actually Causes Autism'

'Evening News' reminds viewers protection from diseases outweighs potential risks from vaccinations.

'Revolutionary' Stem Cell Research Breakthrough Gets Skeptical Treatment from ABC

Holy Grail story gets buried half-way through the newscast.

Networks Dramatize Diabetes Drug Dangers

ABC, CBS and NBC emphasize the potential for complications and death from Avandia, despite calls from study's author to exercise discretion.

ABC Wages Misleading War on Cancer Funding Cutbacks

'World News' warns lives could be lost, acts as though federal cancer research cut off - but in reality, story covers nonprofit organization.
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