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03/31/2014 03:41 pm ET Updated Mar 31, 2014

How To Think About The Risk Of Autism

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A STUDY published last week found that the brains of autistic children show abnormalities that are likely to have arisen before birth, which is consistent with a large body of previous evidence. Yet most media coverage focuses on vaccines, which do not cause autism and are given after birth. How can we help people separate real risks from false rumors?

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