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A 49-year-old member asked:

How do you get autism? do you really get it from childhood immunizations or is it genetic?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Genetic-NOT VACCINES: There is overwhelming scientific research that the vaccines do not cause autism.There is no evidence to support this at all.Is there a genetic predisposition? Yes. But the triggers to bring it out are at present not known.
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A 23-year-old member asked:

What causes autism, do you really get it from childhood immunizations or is it genetic?

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 51 years experience
Not immunizations: The suggestion that autism is the result of immunizations has been thoroughly disproven. Many thousands of children have been injured and millions of dollars have been spent disproving this fraudulent idea. Yet, there are still web sites that insist there is a connection even without proof. See http://www.Cnn.Com/2010/health/09/07/p.Autism.Vaccine.Debate/index.Html.
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