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Patheos.com: New Study: Pregnancy Vaccines Do Not Increase Risk of Autism

Patheos.com: New Study: Pregnancy Vaccines Do Not Increase Risk of Autism

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According to a large new study completed by Kaiser Permanente, pregnant women receiving prenatal tetanus, diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) do not increase their child’s likelihood of developing autism. The study is the first to research the effects of prenatal vaccines and autism in children. Research completed supports

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Patheos.com: The New Testament and Autism

Patheos.com: The New Testament and Autism

Now temporarily available for download is Grant Macaskill’s article “Autism Spectrum Disorders and the New Testament: Preliminary Reflections,” Journal of Disability & Religion 22:1 (2018): 15-41.

He writes:

This article is intended as a preliminary set of reflections on how the New Testament might shape the values of Christian communities in relation

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Patheos.com: Parenting a Child with Autism

Patheos.com: Parenting a Child with Autism

I just came across this quote by NZ theologian Ian Waddington:

As a father, I love all my boys equally, and appreciate their different gifts and abilities, their different characters and natures. I love them all equally, but paradoxically, I love James just that little bit more, just because for

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Patheos.com: Man Arrested After Yelling “Vaccines Cause Autism!” Into Mic at Political Debate

Patheos.com: Man Arrested After Yelling “Vaccines Cause Autism!” Into Mic at Political Debate

A presumed anti-vaxxer was arrested on Monday after he ran out on stage during a congressional political debate and yelled into a candidate’s mic that “Vaccines cause autism!”

Source: Washington County Sheriff’s Office

The debate was between those running to represent the 2nd Congressional District in Utah. The man yelled

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Patheos.com: Protect Children by Stopping the Sale of Miracle Mineral Solution on Amazon

Patheos.com: Protect Children by Stopping the Sale of Miracle Mineral Solution on Amazon

Over the past few months, I have been working on exposing and uncovering individuals that sell miracle cures. Individuals that attempt to sell products that “cure” or “treat” an illness in the United States are subject to regulations enforced by the Food and Drug Association. A miracle cure used

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Patheos.com: How Misleading Headlines about Autism Scare and Blame Mothers

Patheos.com: How Misleading Headlines about Autism Scare and Blame Mothers

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Another day, another article detailing research done to determine the cause of autism. Scientists and medical professionals, work diligently to try to understand the cause of autism. A new study published last week in Transitional Psychiatry is drawing a ton of attention. Scientists did a study to

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Patheos.com: Anti-Vaxxer Crowd Expands Its Fears to Fido, Sees Non-Existent Autism in Dogs

Patheos.com: Anti-Vaxxer Crowd Expands Its Fears to Fido, Sees Non-Existent Autism in Dogs

The inadvertent self-parody is strong with this one:

Vets in hipster areas of New York are among those to have reported a significant rise in the number of pet owners rejecting immunisation over concerns propagated by fringe groups raising inflated fears of side-effects. …

Stephanie Liff, owner of Pure Paws

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