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And this is exactly why children need to be vaccinated.

By |2016-10-05T06:46:13-04:00August 21st, 2008|Categories: Autism, Medication|Tags: , , , , |

Measles cases in the U.S. are at the highest level in more than a decade, with nearly half those cases resulting from parents who rejected vaccinations.  Wall Street Journal story The U.S. typically sees only one outbreak of measles every year, affecting 10 to 20 people. In the past seven months, there have been seven outbreaks. [...]

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Vaccines: The benefits outweigh the risks

By |2016-10-05T06:46:14-04:00June 11th, 2008|Categories: Autism, Medication|Tags: , , , , , |

Frequently, parents ask me if there is any connection between vaccinations and the rate of autism.  I have not seen any solid scientific evidence linking vaccinations to autism.  Autism symptoms become most evident around the age of 18 months because that is when many parents notice that their child is not as verbal as other children.  This is [...]

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