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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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Antidepressants and effectiveness

By |2016-10-05T06:46:15-04:00February 28th, 2008|Categories: Medication|Tags: , , , , , , |

A recent study from the University of Hull in England stated that antidepressants only help the most severe cases of depression. In the study, subjects responded just as effectively to placebos as they did to antidepressant medication, except in the more severe cases of depression. The following article refutes the study's findings and gives information on [...]

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