That Study Making Its Way Around the Web Doesn't Say That Prenatal Vitamins Cause Autism 

Last week, researchers at Johns Hopkins released a study that analyzed the relationship between levels of folate and vitamin B12 in a mother’s system and their children’s risk of autism. The study found that women with heightened levels of both folate and vitamin B12 were 17.6 times more likely to have children…

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New Trump Spokesperson, Who Used to Work for Autism Charity: We 'Don't Know' If Vaccines Cause Autism

Say you used to have a job at a large and well-respected nonprofit, one that advocates for people with a poorly-understood disorder. Then, some time later, you find yourself working for Donald Trump, a glistening, shouting gristle mass with a history of saying terrible and stupid things. Does that create some awkward…

Robert De Niro Promotes All Kinds of Anti-Vaccination Nonsense in Wild Today Interview 

Robert De Niro appeared Wednesday morning on The Today Show to talk about the Tribeca Film Festival, and to defend himself for personally lobbying for the inclusion of an anti-vaccination movie. The film, Vaxxed, was pulled from the schedule after an enormous shitstorm; De Niro said today he still wants to know “the…

Tribeca Film Festival to Screen Film By Former Doctor Who Claimed Link Between Vaccines and Autism 

This year’s Tribeca Film Festival will include a screening of a film by Andrew Wakefield, the former doctor who was stripped of his medical license after authoring a discredited study that implied a link between vaccines and autism. A spokesperson for the film tells Jezebel that there will be “celebrity support” for…

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