Vaccinations, the vaccine-autism link and Kristin Cavallari
Tara Smith, PhD, Associate Professor with the Department of Biostatistics, Environmental Health Sciences, and Epidemiology at Kent State University College of Public Health and owner of the blog, Aetiology talks about why she vaccinated her kids,the validity of the vaccine-autism link and more with Outbreak News This Week Radio Show host Robert Herriman on the Saturday, Mar. 22 airing of the talk radio program (Listen below).
The show began with a question, in fact a blog post from Aetiology titled, “Why I vaccinate my kids”.
Smith explains her scientific background, the dangers of vaccine preventable diseases like measles and the very low risk of an adverse event from vaccines. “So for me, the risk of those diseases is much, much greater than the risk of vaccinating kids”, Smith notes.
Reality star, Kristin Cavallari said recently in an interview, ““There are very scary statistics out there regarding what is in vaccines and what they cause” as why she decided not to vaccinate her son. When asked if Cavallari was misguided, Dr. Smith replied, “Yes, I would say she is.”
Smith went on to explain why she thought that.
We also talked about the recent study on “Medical Conspiracies” and the supposed vaccine-autism link , which Smith immediately rebuffed.
Check out Dr. Smith’s blog, Aetiology here
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