All Posts Tagged With "mercury"

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Skeptical Fails and Wins this Week

06 November 2011 by Melany Hamill

Bonjour skeptifans. Here are the media Fails and Wins you sent me last week. America’s Toxic Flu shots: 250 times EPA mercury limit Lorne sent in this link. If you have followed the vaccine “controversy”, you are probably familiar with thimerosol. Thimerosol is a preservative used in vaccines, and according to this article it is […]

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More evidence that mercury in vaccines doesn’t cause autism

More evidence that mercury in vaccines doesn’t cause autism

13 September 2010 by Scott Gavura

A comprehensive study published today has failed to find any relationship between autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and the administration of vaccines that contain thimerosal. This lack of association even extends to prenatal exposure to thimerosal-containing vaccines. Will this study finally put an end to the manufactroversy about vaccines, thimerosal, and autism? Background There’s been repeated […]

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Guest Blog – Fishing for Toxins (part 2 of 2)

Guest Blog – Fishing for Toxins (part 2 of 2)

10 December 2009 by Erik Davis

Today’s guest blog is Erik Davis’ followup to his post from Sunday. Part 1 was published on Sunday, December 6. Anyone interested in contributing to Skeptic North can email the editors, skepticnorth [at] gmail [dot] com. As we discussed in Part 1 of this article last Sunday, there’s a significant disconnect between the way the […]

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Fishing For Toxins (part 1 of 2)

06 December 2009 by Erik Davis

Today’s Guest Blog is a 2-parter brought to you by Erik Davis, and is titled, Fishing For Toxins. Part 2 will be published on Dec 10. One of the things that has continually struck me about the H1N1 debate is just how much of the dialogue has revolved around the presence of mercury in the […]

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