autism

April 16, 2008

Vaccine Myth #1: Vaccines Cause Autism

Tuesday, in my weekly interview with Mark Elfstrand on WMBI in Chicago, a woman called to inquire about the risk of autism from vaccinations. It reminded […]
May 2, 2008

Does the MMR vaccine cause autism? A redux.

The LA Times ran an article today about the ongoing controversy over the fear that the MMR vaccine may cause autism. Because of this fear, there […]
May 2, 2008

Vaccine Myth #3: Vaccines Aren’t Necessary

A huge story is breaking today, about what the Washington Post is calling “the largest resurgence” of measles since 2001. This story should, by itself, put […]
June 4, 2008

Vaccine Myth #8: A Preservative Contained in Many Vaccines Harms Children

In 1999, a study revealed that the preservative thimerosal, a mercury-containing compound present in many vaccines, caused several infants to have levels of mercury in their […]
July 9, 2008

Fringe Autism Treatment Could Get Federal Study

The Associated Press is reporting that the NIH is being pressured by desperate parents who are pushing them to test an unproven treatment on autistic children, […]
September 5, 2008

Child vaccination rates hit record levels

Even though there were many parents who, in the past, did not have their children vaccinated for the now disproven theory that vaccines cause autism, Reuters […]