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Understanding the Biological Causes of Autism

24 Jan 2003

By Paul Raeburn

According to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, autism is now 10 times more common today than it was 10 years ago. Guest host Paul Raeburn and guests look at the science of autism. What's behind the rise in the autism rate? Are we just diagnosing the disease better? Plus, a look at the genetics of the disease, and at the claim that vaccines may be causing the disease.

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Copyright 2003, Used with permission from NPR.

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