The anti-vaccine conspiracy theorists cling tenaciously to a few studies of questionable quality and accuracy and serious credibility issues.
Abstinence-only sex education has never been shown to work well. What if they just threw out all of that “no sex until marriage” stuff and instead, focused on the hazards of teenage sexual activity?
There are a ton of misconceptions and outright falsehoods regarding doctors and substance abuse problems. This is not helped by media reports that make it seem as if physicians are abusing every substance “under the sun”. There is not an army of crazy, addicted, physician zombies out there ready to eat your brains.
Dr. Wakefield will likely lose his UK medical license for “dishonest, irresponsible and [showing] callous disregard for the distress and pain of children” in attempting to prove a link between the MMR vaccine and autism. Good thing he currently works in Texas!