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No Link Between Vaccines and Autism, Large Study Confirms
Vaccines have prevented millions of illnesses, yet some uneasiness about their safety persists for some parents. One of the biggest concerns has been shot down again.
Tummy Troubles in Kids with Autism
It's often thought that children with autism also tend to have more stomach trouble than other children. But is that really the case?
Parents' Weight Linked to Autism
The search for possible causes of autism has gone in a lot of different directions. But finding a link does not mean finding a cause.
Tallying the Costs for Autism
A variety of physical, mental or developmental conditions in children may require additional care or services. Autism is one such condition.
No Link Between Antidepressants and Autism
Women may need to take various medications even while they are pregnant, trying to weigh the risks and benefits of the medications. When it comes to antidepressants, there's at least one thing they don't need to worry about.
Screens in Bedroom May Cause Autism Sleep Issues
Sufficient sleep is an important part of staying heathy for all individuals, especially for children. And just one simple house rule may help kids get enough sleep — remove the TV.
Seeking Answers to the Gut-Brain Connection in Autism
Children with autism may experience other conditions beyond the spectrum of symptoms linked to their developmental disorder. But could those other conditions relate to their autism?
A Therapy for Anxiety with Autism
It's not uncommon for children with autism spectrum disorders to have other mental health conditions as well. Children with autism can often experience anxiety symptoms.
Seeking Answers for Autism
In looking for a cause of autism, researchers often investigate every possibility imaginable. This includes conditions that occur when a woman is pregnant.
High Medication Rates for Children with Autism
Children with autism may also be diagnosed with other mental health conditions. These children, and those with only autism, may be prescribed mental health medications, too.