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autism risk factors

December 08, 2014

Large study adds to the growing body of research associating autism with stresses during prenatal development

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March 27, 2014

Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Rob Ring responds to questions sparked by the CDC’s updated estimate of autism prevalence

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February 20, 2014

CDC epidemiology study supports link between autism and pregnancy problems that result in low birth weight, prematurity or C-section

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August 12, 2013

Largest-ever study still too preliminary to warrant change to practice; even if risk confirmed, safety of mother and child paramount

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July 24, 2013

Autism Speaks offers perspective on study finding no link between autism risk and eating mercury-contaminated fish during pregnancy.

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