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  • Hinsdale family supports DNA swaps for autism study - Chicago Tribune
    Posted on January 16, 2017 at 7:05 pm

    Chicago Tribune Hinsdale family supports DNA swaps for autism studyChicago TribuneCourtney McClear, 17, of Hinsdale regularly goes to Right Fit fitness center in Willowbrook for exercise, but her family made a special visit there Saturday to submit saliva samples for a study on the relationship between genetics and autism. Right Fit ... […]

  • Exposure to feces in womb tied to autism risk - Spectrum
    Posted on January 16, 2017 at 12:01 pm

    Spectrum Exposure to feces in womb tied to autism riskSpectrumBabies who have their first bowel movement before birth have a 16 percent increased risk of autism, according to a study of nearly 10 million people. The increase is extremely small, but the findings hint at a provocative sentinel for autism risk ... […]

  • Autism Risk May Arise From Sex-Specific Traits - Scientific American
    Posted on January 16, 2017 at 12:00 pm

    Scientific American Autism Risk May Arise From Sex-Specific TraitsScientific AmericanGenetic variants that shape physical features that vary with sex, such as waist-to-hip ratio, may also affect autism risk, according to a new study. Many of the genes involved in these features are not linked to autism or even the brain. Instead, they ... […]

  • Parents to build $12M autism community - Firstcoastnews.com
    Posted on January 16, 2017 at 10:34 am

    Firstcoastnews.com Parents to build $12M autism communityFirstcoastnews.comFor Caudy, the most important aspect of 29 acres is its focus on continued growth for adults with autism. She says it's a "heart warming venture" for many, but it also has tangible benefits for the area, things like jobs, research opportunities for ...and more » […]

  • Post editorial: Vaccines do not cause autism - Concord Monitor
    Posted on January 16, 2017 at 5:06 am

    Concord Monitor Post editorial: Vaccines do not cause autismConcord MonitorThe president-elect, we were told, is only exploring the possibility of forming a government commission on autism. But by even entertaining the idea, Trump – who has his own troubling history when it comes to vaccine safety – gives new life to debunked ...Trump reignites concerns over vaccinations linked to autismWKRN.comReality check on vaccine shows tiny risk of tiny risk: Bloomberg View analysisOregonLive.comAre we really reopening the conversation on vaccines, autism?The San Diego Union-TribuneForbes -Big Think -WDEF News 12all 69 news articles » […]

  • Dow Chemical Wants Farmers to Keep Using a Pesticide Linked to Autism and ADHD - The Intercept
    Posted on January 14, 2017 at 1:08 pm

    The Intercept Dow Chemical Wants Farmers to Keep Using a Pesticide Linked to Autism and ADHDThe InterceptOn Mondays, Magda and Amilcar Galindo take their daughter Eva to self-defense class. Eva is 12 but her trusting smile and arching pigtails make her look younger. Diagnosed with autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, Eva doesn't ... […]

  • Autism Is Big. But, I Am Bigger. - Huffington Post
    Posted on January 14, 2017 at 11:18 am

    Huffington Post Autism Is Big. But, I Am Bigger.Huffington PostProcessing an autism diagnosis is not easy. When my 2-year-old son was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, I had no idea how to keep moving forward. I had no idea how to be the mom that he needed me to be. I had no idea what to think and feel. […]