Vaccinations

The medical establishment has lost considerable trust due to financial relations with the drug industry. However, on vaccinations the data has consistently shown no link between vaccinations and autism. The only exception is Wakefield’s data which has been shown to be fraudulent. http://cid.oxfordjournals.org/content/48/4/456.full.
Thimerosol was removed from childhood vaccines in 1999, but autism continued to increase, so it clearly is not the culprit. http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2007/09/vaccine-experts/

I’m all for a good conspiracy theory, but I’m also a family medicine doctor who knows that vaccines save countless lives. I’ve taken a skeptical approach on this but the data for harm is just not there. It’s good to be skeptical but we must ultimately answer to the data. I’d encourage the book¬†http://www.amazon.com/The-Panic-Virus-Medicine-Science/dp/1439158649.
The Panic Virus: A True Story of Medicine, Science, and Fear

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