A 43-year-old member asked:
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if studies show vaccines don't cause autism why do celebrities like jenny mccarthy still claim it?

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
50 years experience Pediatrics
They're confused : Celebrities aren't experts. They have opinions just like anyone else. Their opinions are personal, and unsupported by data or research. Believe competent experts, not hollywood idiots.
Answered on Dec 8, 2016
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Misinformation,guilt: From my vantage point,her years at the Playboy mansion, a wild lifestyle and exposure to a variety of toxic agents could have altered her eggs before conception.No-one wants to believe something they did in the past caused their kid to have autism or any other problem.She decided to embrace the vaccine thing but has backtracked some.I believe she is an expert at parties, but not much more.
Answered on Oct 9, 2015

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