Quackery Myth: Heavy Metal Poisoning Causes Autism

In the name of greed, ambulance chasers feed on public panic. These so called lawyers. They ran with this myth and a recent baby food recall to make money off desperate parents who want something to blame for their child being autistic This myth is that heavy metal poisoning is or causes autism. Heavy metal … Continue reading Quackery Myth: Heavy Metal Poisoning Causes Autism

Bogus Study: The Relationship Between the Level of Copper, Lead, Mercury and Autism Disorders: A Meta-Analysis

The myth of copper, lead, and mercury being related to autism has been long since debunked. It comes from the anti vaccination movement.  A meta analysis, an examination of data from a number of independent studies on the same subject in order to determine a result, was performed by Jafari Mohammadabadi, Sayehmiri and Rafiei. They … Continue reading Bogus Study: The Relationship Between the Level of Copper, Lead, Mercury and Autism Disorders: A Meta-Analysis

Quack Exposed: Spectrum Awakening

  What is Spectrum Awakening Spectrum Awakening is an online company that sells supplements to parents of neurodivergent children. They are supported by TACA and Autism Hope Alliance. They preach detoxification to treat autism. This company was created by biomedical doctors. It was founded by Jared Skowron. He has been working with autistic children and … Continue reading Quack Exposed: Spectrum Awakening

Quack Myth Exposed: Vaccines are Unsafe and Unnecessary

  There has been a lot of talk about people believing that vaccines are not safe or necessary. There is also a belief that vaccines cause autism.  This could not be further from the truth. The United States' Center for Disease Control has a long-running vaccine safety program and closely monitors the safety of vaccines. … Continue reading Quack Myth Exposed: Vaccines are Unsafe and Unnecessary