Autism and Vaccines

Do vaccines, such as the MMR vaccine, cause autism? Find out why there is no proof that links vaccines as the cause of autism.

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Mark Zuckerberg Posts Pro-Vaccine Photo, Incurs Wrath

A post on Facebook about taking daughter Max for her vaccines divided the new dad's Facebook followers in a matter of moments.

Vaccines Do Not Cause Autism—Here's The Proof

Countless studies have shown no link between vaccines and an increased risk of autism spectrum disorders, and that includes getting the flu shot while pregnant. So why are parents and expecting parents still hesitant to vaccinate?

Expert Q+A: Is There a Link Between Vaccines and Autism?

Vaccines. Autism. Controversy. As a new parent (or parent-to-be), it's hard not to hear the great debate in parenting circles these days--do vaccines cause autism? If not, what causes autism? Why is it on the rise? This special excerpt from Baby 411 answers these questions and more, with advice from Dr. Ari Brown, pediatrician, parent and a spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics.