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Correlation vs. Causation: Decoding Autism Research

By Sally Raskoff Recent news reports cite a huge increase in autism rates. Autism, a disorder involving problems with social interaction and communication, is estimated at 1 in 88 children. The rates by gender are 1 in 54 boys and.....
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Bloomberg School Researchers Contribute to New CDC Report: Autism Spectrum Disorder Affects 1 in 68 U.S. Children

Health : Newswise Medical News (5 months ago)

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health contributed to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that estimates the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) at 1 in 68 U.S. children... Read Post

Children With Autism May Benefit From Interaction With Therapy Dogs

Health : Medical News Today (2 years ago)

About 1 in 150 children are affected by an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a group of neurodevelopmental disorders characterized by difficulty with language, communication, and social interaction. A critical review of several publis... Read Post

Animals Help Children With Autism Interact Better

Health : Medical News Today (2 years ago)

Animals help children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) interact better; they show increased positive social behaviors when an animal is present. The finding came from a new study by researchers, led by Marguerite E O'Haire, from... Read Post


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