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Vaccine Court Awards Millions to Two Children With Autism

David Kirby | Posted 03.16.2013 | Healthy Living
David Kirby

The federal Vaccine Injury Compensation Program, better known as "vaccine court," has just awarded millions of dollars to two children with autism for "pain and suffering" and lifelong care of their injuries, which together could cost tens of millions of dollars.

Top Autism Panel Backs Research Objectives Mentioning Vaccines -- Dueling Press Releases Ensue

David Kirby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Kirby

The IACC, Washington's leading arbiter for directing federal funds to autism research, unanimously voted to recommend studies that include investigations into possible links between autism vaccines.

US News -- Slow Down Vaccines for Some Kids?

David Kirby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Kirby

For more than a year now, in my talks, slide presentations, and interviews, I have been discussing the possibility that there may be a subset of genet...

NIH Agency Head: Vaccine-Autism Research is "Legitimate"

David Kirby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Kirby

A major health official within the United States Government today endorsed more research into possible links between vaccination and autism, saying that such studies are "legitimate."

"Revolutionary" News From Medicine: 1 in 200 People Carry Mitochondrial Disease Mutation

David Kirby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Kirby

Until now, estimates of mitochondrial disease rates have held steady at about 1-in-4000 people. A new study shows that 20 times that number have genetic mutations that could cause the disease.