Vaccine-Autism Debate Moves to Small Screen

For Dr. Peter Hotez, who has a 15-year-old autistic daughter, life is a daily struggle— from getting her dressed to finding a child psychiatrist to help the family deal with her need for rigidity and routine. As a parent, Hotez wants a cure and better treatments for this unrelenting disorder that strikes nearly 150 in 1,000 American children. But as a doctor who is constantly being asked by parents whether autism is caused by childhood vaccines, he worries that "unfounded science" could...Full Story
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