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Doctor Who Linked Autism to Vaccines Accused of 'Deliberate Fraud'

With the retraction of the MMR-autism study, there is no scientific evidence linking the two. Credit: Getty If you're one of the increasing number of parents who cite "conscientious objection" to have the measles, mumps, rubella...A new report shows link between vaccines and autism was actually an elaborate hoax.

Report Looks at Internet as Influence in Suicides

Rutgers students attend a candlelight vigil for suicide victim Tyler Clementi. Credit: Reena Rose Sibayan, AP
The increase in the number of reports about online suicide pacts, often between people who have never even met, suggests the...
The increase in the number of reports about online suicide pacts, often between people who have never even met, suggest the possibility of a growing phenomenon, according to a new report.

Medical Journal Argues Against Home Births

Some experts say women with high-risk pregnancies shouldn't give birth at home. Credit: Getty Images
"Open up! Baby police! Put your hands above your womb! Breathe! Breathe!" You won't even think about giving birth at home, if a leading...

Lancet Retracts Study Linking Autism and Vaccines

Medical journal The Lancet has retracted the 1998 study linking autism and vaccines. CNN Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen spoke to anchor Betty Nguyen about the issue. Cohen says that the 1998 study, which was conducted by Dr....

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