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We don’t yet know what causes autism, but a new study found the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine does not. The MMR vaccine also doesn’t trigger autism in a group of at-risk kids.
No Linkage Between MMR Vaccine and Autism
A 1998 paper in The Lancet claimed the MMR vaccine caused [...]
Los Angeles is the latest metropolitan area affected by a measles outbreak — the L.A. County Department of Public Health is investigating five cases. Below are answers to commonly asked questions to help you better understand measles, and more importantly, whether you or loved ones are at risk:
What is measles?
- Update your vaccines: Ask your doctor if your vaccinations are up-to-date for the following:
- Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (DTaP) [...]