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Researchers Blast Another Link Between Autism and Vaccines

Pediatricians say you don't have to delay vaccines. Credit: Getty Images
Some myths never go away; they just change form. Take the whole debate over autism and child vaccines. People who insist autism is caused by childhood vaccines saw their ...

Court Rules West Virginia Mom Must Vaccinate Her Child

Some parents worry about vaccinating their children. Credit: jupiterimages
Opponents of vaccines lost a court battle this month, as a federal judge ruled that a West Virginia mom must immunize her child. Jennifer Workman of Mingo County, W...

John McCain bails on meeting with Jenny McCarthy

Presidential nominee John McCain allegedly had a date set with actress Jenny McCarthy. The topic of their discussion? Not love but, rather autism, and specifically the link between the condition and the use of thimerosal in the vaccines McCarthy bel...

Flu shots, pregnancy and the unborn child

Hard to believe but it's already flu season again. Or, to be more accurate, it's really (hopefully) flu PREVENTION season. This week the Center for Disease Control whipped out a new, stronger than ever campaign to get pregnant women and young childr...

No link between vaccines and autism

At least as far back as 2005, studies have shown clearly that there is no link between the thimerosal in vaccines and autism. First, there was a study in Japan, then there was one in Canada, but the anti-vaccine folks dismissed them, perhaps because ...

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