Vaccines as a possible cause of autism has been a topic of much conversation for years. Studies have not conclusively found a link between the MMR vaccine, thimerosal, and autism. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how autism is thought to be caused, when to have your child screened, all about child vaccines, and much more.
Contrary to media reports, a federal court has not yet issued any decisions on whether vaccines cause autism. Here's WebMD's FAQ.