Painful questions of blame: Parents, doctors and the disputed link between vaccines and autism

Exerpt from article at: chicagotribune.com

By Meg McSherry Breslin
a Tribune staff reporter
Published June 25, 2006

After Blakey found a Chicago-area doctor willing to work with her son on a controversial treatment called chelation therapy–which removes mercury and other toxic metals from the body–she saw dramatic change in her son’s behavior. She said a wheat- and dairy-free diet has also produced positive changes, yet many doctors she initially consulted were skeptical.

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