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Professor Michelle Augistin speaks during the Autism Awareness Panel in Seigle Hall Tuesday.
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After years of alignment with anti-vaxxers, Jenny McCarthy says she's not anti-vaccine-she's pro 'one poke per visit.'
Life, Animated: A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes, and Autism By Ron Suskind Kingswell; 368 pages; $26.99 4 stars out of 4 Ron Suskind's latest book, "Life, Animated: A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes, and Autism," Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY.
Nick Lachey opened up about his 19-year-old brother's autism diagnosis while speaking to CBS news a week after he launched the Lindt Gold Bunny Celebrity Auction to raise awareness for autism.
SSRI Use During Pregnancy Is Associated With Risk Of Autism, Developmental Delays In Male Children - Prenatal exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors , medications frequently prescribed to treat depression, anxiety and other mental-health disorders, is associated with a higher incidence of autism spectrum disorder and developmental ... (more)
Tony DeBlois doesn't see the world, he hears it. He started playing the piano at age 2. By age 9, he was performing professionally in nursing homes.
Although experts and the vast majority of Americans contend that refusal to have a child vaccinated leaves everyone at risk of contracting once sidelined diseases, more and more parents are opting out and for such reasons as: On that last item, truth be told, by age six, a child will have been "shot" about 24 times-and that's too many for concerned ... (more)
When I first became a pregnant, I worried. Like most new parents I had the concern, 'What if something is wrong with my child?' For many people Down syndrome, cerebral palsy among other disabilities are at the forefront of their concern.
View co-host Jenny McCarthy is now attempting to backtrack on her anti-vaccine conspiracy theories.
Jenny McCarthy is under fire for allegedly reversing her anti-vaccine position and is being slammed for spreading misinformation, the Raw Story reported Tuesday.
April is Autism awareness month and much is being done to alert people to the problems encountered by those who are autistic and their families.
The number of Arizona parents choosing to not have their children vaccinated is increasing.
Vaccines have been everywhere in the news lately: There was a recent measles outbreak on the Upper East Side in New York that then spread to lower Manhattan, as well as a measles outbreak in Seattle that was traced to a patient who attended a Kings of Leon concert on March 28. A recent study from Emory University also blew up headlines after it was ... (more)
The only thing that hasn't seemed to change in the last 13 years is the number of years it takes to diagnose a child with autism.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Prenatal exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors , medications frequently prescribed to treat depression, anxiety and other mental-health disorders, is associated with a higher incidence of autism spectrum disorder and developmental delays in male children, a study of nearly 1,000 mother-child pairs has found.