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    Callous Disregard: Autisms and Vaccines : the Truth Behind a Tragedy (Paperback) By (author) Andrew J Wakefield, Foreword by Jenny McCarthy

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    DescriptionAs Andrew Wakefield states in his prologue, "If autism does not affect your family now, it will. If something does not change--and change soon--this is almost a mathematical certainty. This book affects you also. It is not a parochial look at a trivial medical spat in the United Kingdom, but dispatches from the battlefront in a major confrontation--a struggle against compromise in medicine, corruption of science, and a real and present threat to children in the interests of policy and profit. It is a story of how 'the system' deals with dissent among its doctors and scientists." In the pursuit of possible links between childhood vaccines, intestinal inflammation, and neurologic injury in children, Wakefield lost his job in London's Royal Free Hospital, his country of birth, his career, and his medical license. A recent General Medical Council ruling stated that he was "dishonest, irresponsible and showed callous disregard for the distress and pain of children." Maligned by the medical establishment and mainstream media, Wakefield endeavors to set the record straight in "Callous Disregard." While explaining what really happened, he calls out the organizations and individuals that are acting not for the sake of children affected by autism, but in their own self-interests.

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    Callous Disregard
    Autisms and Vaccines : the Truth Behind a Tragedy
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Andrew J Wakefield, Foreword by Jenny McCarthy
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 271
    Width: 148 mm
    Height: 228 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 363 g
    ISBN 13: 9781616083236
    ISBN 10: 1616083239

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.2
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: CF
    Libri: I-CF
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27210
    LC classification: HV
    B&T General Subject: 347
    Abridged Dewey: 649
    BIC subject category V2: MJW
    BISAC V2.8: FAM012000, PSY022020, HEA028000
    DC22: 618.92858820
    DC23: 618.9285882071
    Thema V1.0: MKD
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Skyhorse Publishing
    Imprint name
    Skyhorse Publishing
    Publication date
    13 July 2011
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Review quote
    As a mother of a boy who regressed into autism immediately following hisMMR vaccination, I welcome this book unreservedly . . . Whatever yourthoughts on the issue, if you read nothing else at all on thevaccine-autism debate, this has to be the most crucial book you read. --Polly Tommey, editor of The Autism File