Tuerkheimer Responds To Criticism On Shaken Baby Syndrome

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CommonHealth asked professor Deborah Tuerkheimer to comment on all of the impassioned responses (mostly negative) we got after linking to her op-ed piece in The New York Times. (The piece, called "Anatomy of a Misdiagnosis," said that experts are growing wary of the science behind shaken baby syndrome and that innocent people have wrongly been convicted based on this bad science.)

Here is her slightly edited response:

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