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Vaccine Concerns: Thimerosal

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Thimerosal 2003
Addressing Parents' Concerns: Do Vaccines Contain Harmful Preservatives, Adjuvants, Additives, or Residuals?
Authors: Offit PA, Jew RK
Source: Pediatrics, December 2003, Vol. 112(6):1394-1401
Safety of Thimerosal-Containing Vaccines: A Two-Phased Study of Computerized Health Maintenance Organization Databases
Authors: Verstraeten T, Davis RL, DeStefano F, et al
Source: Pediatrics, November 2003, Vol. 112(5):1039-1048
Vaccine Safety Datalink Project
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Toxicology of Mercury--Current Exposures and Clinical Manifestations
Authors: Clarkson TW, Magos L, Myers GJ
Source: New England Journal of Medicine, October 30, 2003, Vol. 349(18):1731-7
Association Between Thimerosal-Containing Vaccine and Autism
Authors: Hviid A, Stellfeld M, Wohlfahrt J, Melbye M
Source: Journal of the American Medical Association, October 1, 2003, Vol. 290(13):1763-6
Thimerosal and the Occurrence of Autism: Negative Ecological Evidence from Danish Population-Based Data
Authors: Madsen KM, Lauritsen MB, Pedersen CB, et al
Source: Pediatrics, Sept. 2003, Vol. 112(3 Pt 1):604-606
Autism and Thimerosal-Containing Vaccines. Lack of Consistent Evidence for an Association
Authors: Stehr-Green P, Tull P, Stellfeld M, Mortenson PB, Simpson D
Source: American Journal of Preventive Medicine, August 2003, Vol. 25(2):101-6
Impact of the Thimerosal Controversy on Hepatitis B Vaccine Coverage of Infants Born to Women of Unknown Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Status in Michigan
Authors: Biroscak BJ, Fiore AE, Fasano N, Fineis P, Collins MP, Stoltman G
Source: Pediatrics, June 2003, Vol. 111(6):e645-9
Vaccines and Autism, Beyond the Fear Factors
Author: Brody JE
Source: The New York Times, March 25, 2003, Late Edition - Final , Sect. F , pg 7 , Column 1
Addressing Parent's Concerns: Do Vaccines Cause Allergic or Autoimmune Diseases?
Authors: Offit PA, Hackett CJ
Source: Pediatrics, March 2003, Vol. 111(3):653-9
Thimerosal and Autism?
Authors: Nelson KB, Bauman ML
Source: Pediatrics, March 2003, Vol. 111(3):674-9
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Thimerosal 2002
Vaccine Safety Policy Analysis in Three European Countries: The Case of Thimerosal
Authors: Freed GL, Andreae MC, Cowan AE, et al
Source: Health Policy, December 2002, Vol. 62(3):291-307
Mercury Concentrations and Metabolism in Infants Receiving Vaccines Containing Thimerosal: A Descriptive Study
Authors: Pichichero ME, Cernichiari E, Lopreiato J, Treanor J
Source: The Lancet, November 30, 2002, Vol. 360:1737-1741
The Process of Public Policy Formulation: The Case of Thimerosal in Vaccines
Authors: Freed GL, Andreae MC, Cowan AE, Katz SL
Source: Pediatrics, June 2002, Vol. 109(6):1153-9
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Thimerosal 2001-2000
An Assessment of Thimerosal Use in Childhood Vaccines
Authors: Ball LK, Ball R, Pratt RD
Source: Pediatrics, May 2001, Vol. 107(5):1147-1154
Impact of the 1999 AAP/USPHS Joint Statement on Thimerosal in Vaccines on Infant Hepatitis B Vaccination Practices
Source: MMWR, February 16, 2001, Vol. 50(06):94-7
Thimerosal in Vaccines - Joint Statement of the AAFP, AAP, ACIP, and PHS
Source: MMWR, July 14, 2000, Vol. 49(27):622-631
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Thimerosal 1999
Recommendations Regarding the Use of Vaccines That Contain Thimerosal as a Preservative
Source: MMWR, November 5, 1999, Vol. 48(43):996-8
Notice to Readers: Availability of Hepatitis B Vaccine That Does Not Contain Thimerosal as a Preservative
Source: MMWR, September 10, 1999, Vol. 48(35):780-2
Notice to Readers: Thimerosal in Vaccines: A Joint Statement of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Public Health Service
Source: MMWR, July 9, 1999, Vol. 48(26):563-5
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