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Large Study Finds No Autism-Vaccine Link

May 28, 2014

An international review involving more than 1.25 million children is further debunking long-held concerns about an association between vaccines and autism. Scientists found no association between the developmental disorder and immunizations for measles, mumps, rubella, diphtheria, tetanus or whooping cough. What's more, they did not find any link between autism and thimerosal or mercury, which are sometimes used as preservatives in vaccines. The findings published in the journal Vaccine this month are based on a review of 10 previously published studies looking at the experiences of over a million kids. To read more, click here

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