autism

In ten years, you might be eating bacteria from someone else's gut to treat autism or obesity.

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Why Jonathan Lethem refuses to grow up.

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The WaPo has a piece today about the burgeoning market in prenatal devices promising to make your fetus smarter by doing things like playing him/her Mozart in utero. None of these manufacturers have any real proof that their products are worth a damn.

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Radio host Michael Savage, July 16: Now, the illness du jour is autism. You know what autism is? I'll tell you what autism is. In 99 percent of the cases, it's a brat who hasn't been told to cut the act out. That's what autism is. What do you mean they scream and they're silent? They don't have a father around to tell them, "Don't act like a moron. You'll get nowhere in life. Stop acting like a putz. Straighten up. Act like a man. Don't sit there crying and screaming, idiot." Statement by his employer, Talk Radio Network, July 28: Dr.

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Like Jason, I was not happy to learn that Barack Obama, like John McCain, had given credence to the supposed link between autism and vaccines. Well, it turns out that opinion is unanimous among the presidential candidates. Here is how Hillary Clinton's campaign answered a questionnaire from the group A_Champ: Q: Do you think vaccines should be investigated as a possible cause of autism?  A: I am committed to make investments to find the causes of autism, including possible environmental causes like vaccines.

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