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autism

State mandates lead to increases in autism care
Published Nov 22, 2017
Findings strengthen case for expanding coverage, Bloomberg School researcher says
Autism research
Tooth fairy in the lab
Published Nov 22, 2017
Scientists study unexpected source of information about in utero exposure to harmful materials: baby teeth
Commentary
Protecting health, civil rights of those with autism
Published Nov 22, 2017
Trump administration policies—official and unofficial—threaten those with autism and other disabilities, public health experts say / New England Journal of Medicine
Autism
Overcoming language challenges
Published Nov 22, 2017
Study shows how some adults with autism compensate for childhood language difficulties associated with the disorder / School of Medicine
Q+A
What we know—and don't know—about autism
Published Nov 22, 2017
The prevalence of autism is on the rise, but its causes are unknown—though there is no evidence to support a link between vaccines and autism
Q+A
The science is clear: Vaccines are safe, effective
Published Nov 22, 2017
Public health expert Daniel Salmon discusses vaccine safety and the potential hazards posed by fewer children being vaccinated
Autism rates unchanged
Published Nov 22, 2017
Rates had risen since the 1960s, though researchers aren't sure why
Obesity and autism risk
Published Nov 22, 2017
School of Public Health study of more than 2,700 mother-child pairs offers new evidence that autism develops in utero / School of Public Health
Autism Awareness Day
Gilman Hall goes blue
Published Nov 22, 2017
More than 130,000 buildings worldwide part of 'Light it Up Blue' campaign
Autism and genetics
Published Nov 22, 2017
Researchers ID genetic variant linked to disorder by studying severely affected families / Hopkins Medicine