Articles Tagged with autism controversy

Autism, Developmental Delays Linked to Maternal Obesity

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Earlier this spring, new data was released by the CDC concerning sharply rising rates of autism- but one of the persistent questions that remain surrounding the spike in cases is what may be precipitating the increases. Previous studies have examined maternal and paternal age (linking the condition to older parents) as well as socioeconomic factors… Read more »

Autism Rates Climb Again, 1 in 88 Kids Now Considered Autistic

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It seems that we often hear or read about how autism rates are increasing, and sobering new statistics expected to be released by the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicate that revised estimates may see as many as one in 88 kids diagnosed with autism. The CDC is due to speak about the… Read more »