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Childhood Vaccinations

The decision to vaccinate your children: a parents choice or public health risk? Last week, reality TV star Kristin Cavallari talked about about how she and her husband weren't vaccinating their children because she said, "I've read too many books about autism and the studies." A couple days later, TV personality Jenny McCarthy received some harsh tweets after posing an unrelated question to her twitter followers.  McCarthy, who has an 11 year old son with autism, believes childhood vaccines are to blame. It's beliefs such as these that are leading to fewer parents having their children vaccinated. According to "The Week"...

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