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Clear Answers & Smart Advice About Your Baby's Shots
Author: Ari Brown, MD, FAAP, is a practicing pediatrician in Austin, TX. Dr. Ari Brown is an official spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics and trusted source for child health and development.
Evidence Shows Vaccines Unrelated To Autism
This piece summarizes scientific evidence that refutes any vaccine/autism link and presents some of the current thinking on the causes of autism
MMR Vaccine Does Not Cause Autism: Examine The Evidence
Summary of studies that refute any connection between MMR and autism
Need Help Responding To Vaccine-hesitant Parents? Science-based Materials Are Available From These Respected Organizations.
This piece gives a list of science-based materials available to help in responding to vaccine-hesitant parents
Personal Belief Exemptions For Vaccination Put People At Risk. Examine The Evidence For Yourself.
Evidence from the medical literature that personal belief exemptions play a role in vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks; includes citations, summaries, key findings, and links to abstracts
Vaccine-Related Journal Articles: Multiple Injections
IAC's selection of practical, clinical, and programmatic articles
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Frequently Asked Questions about Multiple Vaccinations and the Immune System
Provides answers to concerns about too many vaccines
American Academy of Pediatrics
The Childhood Immunization Schedule: Why Is It Like That?
Explains the importance of the recommended vaccine schedule
Adhering to Vaccine Schedule Is Best Way to Protect Children from Disease
By Margaret Fisher, MD, FAAP and Joseph Bocchini, Jr., MD, FAAP
Reprinted with Permission of AAP News, January 2009
Sound Advice about Vaccines
Collection of interviews with pediatricians, researchers and other parents
Every Child by Two (ECBT)
Video FAQs
In these short video clips, experts cover the following topics areas: Why Vaccinate, Why Follow the Recommended Immunization Schedule, Vaccine Testing, Ingredients & Safety, and Vaccines and Autism
Institute of Medicine
Immunization Safety Review: Multiple Immunizations and Immune Dysfunction
National Network for Immunization Issues
Multiple Immunizations and Immune Dysfunction
Explains how the immune system works, includes references
Vaccine Education Center
Too Many Vaccines? What you should know
Offers reassuring information about the safety of multiple vaccinations
Spanish-language version
The Problem with Dr Bob's Alternative Vaccine Schedule
By Paul Offit, MD, and Charlotte Moser, Reprinted with permission of Pediatrics, January 2009
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