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By Gordon Hopkins
Rural Health News Service 

Chelation is dangerous treatment for autism


Last updated 3/23/2018 at 4:22am

Almost exactly 20 years ago, British doctor Andrew Wakefield caused a sensation with a now notorious article in a respectable medical journal. The article claimed a link between childhood autism and the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine.

The article was eventually retracted, Wakefield’s license was revoked and the content was widely discredited, but the damage was done. Two decades later, many parents still believe that vaccines can put their children at risk of autism. So they avoid getting their children vaccinated, leading to a resurgence in illnesses once thought abolished, like mea...

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