Autism, Iron and Aggression

In perfect timeliness, my AAP Smart Brief linked email me to an article in Family Practice News that discussed how antipsychotic medication sometimes prescribed for aggression problems in children diagnosed with autism may cause iron deficiency. The article said, ” Children with autism spectrum disorders already are at increased risk of iron deficiency, previous studies have …

"What a mess." Part 3 of the Chicken Pox Vaccine Chronicles

“What a mess.” That’s what my husband said in response to me explaining what I found when I went to www.clinicalstudiesresults.org to research the actual submitted Study to Test the Safety and Immunogenicity of the VARIVAX (chicken pox) vaccine. I’m just one mom. Not a doctor or anything, so take …