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Welcome to MDC.  How old is your daughter?   I would start with the CDC Pink Book, appendixes included.
more later - children call!
A few more links on mitochondrial disease and autism:    https://sfari.org/news-and-opinion/news/2011/mitochondrial-function-disrupted-in-children-with-autism   http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3285768/   http://blog.autismspeaks.org/2010/03/11/fever-regression/   I will add, that from my understanding, it is fever that is the catalyst for a autistic regression in those with mitochondrial disease.  Vaccines cause fever.  Yes, diseases we vaccinate for...
 Here is some information on mitochondrial disease from Thinking persons guide to autism - a decidedly pro-vax organisation. http://www.thinkingautismguide.com/2011/03/mitochondrial-disease-and-autism-linked.html A few cut and pasted snippets, but the whole article is well worth a read for anyone interested in autism. "The first issue worth noting -- and one that's been noted before -- is the much higher prevalence of MD in the ASD population. It's 5% among people with...
It is amazing how many people on this thread seemed to react to the Hep. b. vaccine.  
 of the Paul Thorsen fame? http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/04/13/us-crime-research-funds-idUSTRE73C8JJ20110413
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There have been several cases where people have won vaccine-autism link cases. Hannah Poling, for one.   Here is an article from Huffington Post on the issue: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-kirby/post2468343_b_2468343.html        As per the organic graph: it is pithy, but really does not show much understanding of correlation/causation.     There are weak correlations and strong correlations.   This article discussing the usefulness (and not) of...
I think pharmaceutical acceptance is a spectrum.   On one end you have those who try hard to avoid pharmaceutical (A)  and on the other you have people turn to them quickly and easily (C ).  B is in the middle   Many non-vaxxers are A, many pro -vaxxers are C, and B can go either way.   For a cool look at our pharma-culture, check out this art installment and article:   http://www.pharmacopoeia-art.net/articles/in-sickness-and-in-health/
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