A concise, evidence-based medical tool that saves you money


Does the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine reduce my child’s risk of hospitalization and death when received according to the Center of Disease Control recommendations?


MedHead Confidence Score: 10
Amount Saved: $150 doctor visit for illness post


MedHead Message:

There is clear evidence that the Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) vaccine decreases death in children. Period. There are other things to save money on. This is not one of them. It does not cause autism. Period.


1. Goodson JL1, Seward JF, Measles 50 Years After Use of Measles Vaccine. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2015 Dec;29(4):725-43. doi: 10.1016/j.idc.2015.08.00 2. https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vpd/mmr/public/index.html 3. Roush SW1, Murphy TV; Vaccine-Preventable Disease Table Working Group. Historical comparisons of morbidity and mortality for vaccine-preventable diseases in the United States. JAMA. 2007 Nov 14;298(18):2155-63


Become A MedHead Today!