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Lighthouse Pictures Announces Autism Documentary "Trace Amounts" to Premiere at Newport Beach Film Festival

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 09:38
… science and controversy behind the autism epidemic. Trace Amounts (2014) Official … , started researching the science behind autism. His research led him straight … year investigation into vaccines and autism. “There is no doubt in … major contributing factor in the autism epidemic.” Trace Amounts will play …
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Gravity Wins: Journal Entries of Autism & the Heartache of Residential Placement

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 09:37
… heavens for making my son autistic and epileptic.   He was there … called  PTSD.  The world of autism is full of acronyms.  There … the mystery of  autism and in my case severe autism.  I micromanaged … mother of five.  Two boys autistic,   now recovered.   She gave me …
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Parental obesity and autism risk in the child

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 09:25
… the relationship between obesity and autism, as well as environmental factors … evaluation and treatment of possible autism or Asperger's syndrome … association with the development of autism in the child. However, they … of both extreme obesity and autism. Researchers have shown, for example …
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Increase in autism diagnoses involves cultural factors

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 09:12
… medical shift, with doctors diagnosing autism more frequently, especially in children … and autism. "The question of whether vaccinations are triggering autistic spectrum … between the immunizations and the autistic spectrum. So, when it comes …
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2nd Light Up The Blues Benefit Concert Raises $320,000 For Autism Speaks

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 09:12
… The Blues Concert to benefit Autism Speaks in downtown Los Angeles … raised $320,000 to benefit Autism Speaks' research and advocacy … , and four artists on the Autism Spectrum, indie artist Xolie Morra … so many by individuals with Autism pursuing their dreams. David Crosby …
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Chili's cancels fundraiser with National Autism...

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 08:55
… with the National Autism Association, a group that links autism to vaccinations … support the families affected by autism," wrote a spokeswoman for … some have linked vaccinations to autism. Many opponents of vaccinations base … children have been diagnosed with autism. The Chili's spokeswoman …
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National Autism Network Releases List of Top Ten Things Autism Parents Want the Public to Know

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 08:39
… know one autistic child than you know just one autistic child.  They … Autism Network, please visit: www.NationalAutismNetwork.com. About National Autism Network: National Autism Network is the largest online resource for the autism …
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Charles Wingate, ex-councilman, apologizes for keeping naked, autistic boy in filth

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 08:21
… child abuse after his naked, autistic thirteen-year-old son was found living …
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Social media campaign promotes autism awareness

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 07:55
… hoping to raise awareness for autism named today #BeerAutismHope Day. The … autism. The social media campaign is meant to spread awareness for autism during Autism Awareness Month, said Chris … book and film will benefit autism organizations. Contact Chelsea Miller at …
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Fla. Firefighters Learn to Help People with Autism - Firehouse.com

Autism News from Google - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 07:52

Fla. Firefighters Learn to Help People with Autism
Firehouse.com
LUCIE COUNTY -- With the number of people identified as having autism growing, a Fire District firefighter is training others in his agency in recognizing and interacting better with those with the developmental disability. Firefighter/paramedic Pete ...

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Eatery Cancels Autism Fundraiser Due to Backlash

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 07:45
… medical community. To honor National Autism Awareness month, the restaurant chain … on safety issues for the autistic community. But a section of … National Autism Association has a lengthy history of connecting vaccines with autism … boxes are intended to help autistic individuals who are prone to …
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Parental obesity and autism risk in the child

Medical News Today - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 05:00
Several studies have looked at possible links between maternal obesity during pregnancy and the risk of developmental disorders in the child.
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Tennessee needs autism insurance reform - The Tennessean

Autism News from Google - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 02:26

Tennessee needs autism insurance reform
The Tennessean
Over the past few years, Tennessee families have lobbied unsuccessfully to pass legislation that would require insurance companies to cover medically prescribed autism treatments. Legislators make many arguments against such reforms including:.

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Autism is not a symptom of vaccination - The Daily Titan

Autism News from Google - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 00:13

Autism is not a symptom of vaccination
The Daily Titan
This year, 22 cases have been reported in Orange County, a marked increase from the three cases reported in the last five years. One of the best ways someone can ensure protection against measles, is to have his or her Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) ...

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Chili's makes a mess of autism “awareness” - Salon

Autism News from Google - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 15:12

Salon

Chili's makes a mess of autism “awareness”
Salon
Chili's had originally promised to donate 10 percent of its customers' checks on Monday to the National Autism Association. It's an organization that offers information about what autism is, support resources for families living with autism and ...

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Chili's Cancels Plan To Fundraise For Anti-Vaccination Autism Group - Huffington Post

Autism News from Google - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 12:37

Chili's Cancels Plan To Fundraise For Anti-Vaccination Autism Group
Huffington Post
“While we remain committed to supporting the children and families affected by autism, we are canceling Monday's Give Back Event based on the feedback we heard from our guests," a Chili's Grill & Bar spokesperson said to The Huffington Post in an email.

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Students, community unite in annual run-walk for autism awareness Saturday ... - Daily Californian

Autism News from Google - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 12:00

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Students, community unite in annual run-walk for autism awareness Saturday ...
Daily Californian
More than 100 students and community members united for autism awareness Saturday morning, dispersing across campus in the third annual run-walk to raise money for the cause. Hosted by UC Berkeley's Autism Speaks U and Theta Delta Chi, the 5,000 ...
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Chili's cancels fundraiser with National Autism Association - CNN - Canada

Autism News from Google - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:38

CNN - Canada

Chili's cancels fundraiser with National Autism Association
CNN - Canada
On its website, the NAA says, "Vaccinations can trigger or exacerbate autism in some, if not many, children, especially those who are genetically predisposed to immune, autoimmune or inflammatory conditions." "The intent of this fundraiser was not to ...

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Could father's obesity raise autism risk for kids? - CBS News

Autism News from Google - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:22

UPI.com

Could father's obesity raise autism risk for kids?
CBS News
Researchers found that of nearly 93,000 Norwegian children they followed, those born to obese dads had double the risk of developing autism. But the odds were still small: just under 0.3 percent were diagnosed with autism, versus 0.14 percent of kids ...
Autism linked to a father's obesityUPI.com
Could Dads' Obesity Raise Autism Risk for Kids?WebMD
Dad's Extra Pounds Tied to Kid's Risk for Autism DisordersMedPage Today
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Researchers teach a computer to recognize 21 different human emotions

Medical News Today - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:00
By combining different emotions, such as 'happy' and 'disgusted,' researchers have expanded the palette of human facial expressions recognizable by a computer from six to 21.
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