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Another study refutes vaccine-autism link

Recent outbreaks of measles, whooping cough and other previously controlled childhood illnesses reveal the dangers of refusing to vaccinate your child. Many parents who choose not to vaccinate base their decision on the belief that vaccination may cause autism, despite … Continue reading

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Antidepressants not linked to autism—but depression is

There’s been controversy for years over whether the use of common antidepressants by women during their pregnancies might raise the odds of mental health issues in their children. Now, a study involving more than 13,000 children finds no rise in … Continue reading

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Could folic acid prevent autism?

You already know to take folic acid to help prevent brain and spinal cord birth defects. Well, here’s another reason to fill up on folic acid. A study from Sweden found that women who took extra folic acid in the … Continue reading

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