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What Causes Autism

5 Things That Do NOT Cause Autism

Shanell Mouland | Posted 12.29.2014 | Parents
Shanell Mouland

When people posit or perpetuate some of these ideas about what causes autism, it hurts our community irreparably.

Catherine Pearson

Autism: Environmental Factors Messing With Our Kids? (STUDY) | Catherine Pearson | Posted 10.01.2011 | Healthy Living

The debate about what causes autism continues, with two new studies suggesting there might be more of an environmental component at play than previous...

Breakthrough Discovery On The Causes Of Autism

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mark Hyman, MD

While we don't have all the answers, and more research is needed to identify and validate the causes and treatment of autism, there are new signs of hope.

Does Poverty Fend Off Autism? | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

By comparing relevant census information to the CDC's health database, researchers concluded that wealthier families and more affluent neighborhoods b...

Study: Gene Change Increases Chance Of Autism

AP | LINDA A. JOHNSON | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A rare genetic variation dramatically raises the risk of developing autism, a large study showed, opening new research targets for better understandi...