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March 26, 2014

In Our Opinion: There's no vaccination link to autism

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And that is why vaccinating your kid is important beyond how it affects your family. Among those at risk for infections are those who have reduced immune systems or are pregnant.

Dennis K. Flaherty, Ph.D., an associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences at the University of Charleston, opined in the Annals of Pharmacotherapy that “the alleged autism-vaccine connection is, perhaps, the most damaging medical hoax of the last 100 years.”

Whether you have all the shots done all at once or every month or so, just get the kid vaccinated.

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