No Link Between Vaccines and Autism


Published in the Loudoun Independent on April 24, 2010 By Michael Oberschneider, Psy.D   Founder and Director, Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services An impressive and large scale study published in the April issue of the journal, Pediatrics, has reported that one in four parents believe that some vaccines cause autism.  While the majority of concerned parents don’t let their fears impact their decision to vaccinate, many do.  In 2008, unvaccinated children contributed to measles outbreaks across several States including, Arizona, California, Illinois, New York and Washington.  The outbreak was very concerning to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) inasmuch [...]