October 27, 2021

Everyone needs to stop ignoring the real toxins that are linked to autism

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By Alycia Halladay, STAT From Business Insider Andrew Wakefield’s  notorious and now discredited research on autism and vaccines in 1998 triggered a surge of worry about vaccine safety. Since then, questions about a purported connection between autism and vaccines have been asked and definitively answered: There is no link. But there are other factors linked […]

More and more pregnant women are using marijuana — but it could be dangerous

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By Andrew Joseph, STAT From Business Insider More pregnant women are using marijuana now than a decade ago, and the rate is particularly high among younger pregnant women, according to a new analysis of survey data published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. For the analysis, researchers from Columbia University combed through data […]

Impartial check confirms St. Maarten survey fraud

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By Suzanne Koelega From The Daily Herald LEIDEN–An independent check carried out on the request of the Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies KITLV has confirmed that St. Maarten interviewers have committed fraud during the local survey for the large Confronting Caribbean Challenges study. The results of the check done by a […]

KITLV Opinion Survey in the Dutch Caribbean, irregularities on St. Maarten

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From Saba – News Between September and November 2015, the KITLV executed a large-scale opinion survey on all six Caribbean islands of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. On each island, a random sample of addresses was drawn to be visited by a locally-recruited interviewer. KITLV researcher Dr. Wouter Veenendaal organized and supervised the survey, closely […]