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Romans 12:2

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Dr Paul Offit - False Prophets

Hilary Butler - Wednesday, September 24, 2008

No doubt you have all read book reviews about Paul Offit’s book, “Autism's False Prophets: Bad Science, Risky Medicine, and the Search for a Cure”, like this one here:  Continue Reading


Dr Offit versus Dr Poling

Hilary Butler - Saturday, August 09, 2008

In a previous blog, I mentioned the fact that in the interview with Kathryn Ryan, Dr Paul Offit dismissed Hannah Poling's autism following the administration of multiple vaccines as irrelevant. He did so, by the fallacy of authority, as in the insinuation of "I'm a vaccine expert, I've looked at the issues, and they are a load of rubbish". Yet again, he's been caught with his pants down.  Continue Reading


A prick too close for comfort?

Hilary Butler - Saturday, August 02, 2008

A curve ball was delivered Dr Offit’s way about a week ago, when CBS television investigated the many vested interests behind various vaccine defenders.    When asked to comment on the $1.5 million Merck Sponsored University chair he occupies, and what his other financial vested interests might total, Dr Offit declined to comment. Continue Reading


It’s all coincidence, my dear

Hilary Butler - Saturday, July 19, 2008

It’s amazing what happens when a Hollywood star, who happens to be sister in law to a Philadelphia paediatrician gets upset and worried about vaccines.  A story in Cookie Magazine relates how 36 year old Amanda’s neuroticism was so rampant that her brother-in-law arranged a series of phone calls with his mentor, Dr Offit.  Continue Reading