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Autism, developmental delays linked to pesticide exposure during pregnancy ... - RT

Autism News from Google - Mon, 06/23/2014 - 20:25

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Autism, developmental delays linked to pesticide exposure during pregnancy ...
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Exposure to several common agricultural pesticides during pregnancy increases the risk of developmental delays and autism in children by two-thirds, a new study found. While researchers did not say pesticides cause autism, a direct link is plausible.

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Autism Rates Higher Among Certain Immigrants, Minorities - Wall Street Journal

Autism News from Google - Mon, 06/23/2014 - 16:40

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Autism Rates Higher Among Certain Immigrants, Minorities
Wall Street Journal
Researchers have long thought that autism was more common among white children in the U.S. than other ethnic or racial groups. But a new study of birth records in highly diverse Los Angeles County suggests that children whose mothers emigrated from ...

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Agricultural Pesticides Linked to Autism - Nature World News

Autism News from Google - Mon, 06/23/2014 - 13:16

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Agricultural Pesticides Linked to Autism
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Pregnant women who live in close proximity to fields and farms that use pesticides should be wary. A new study shows such harmful chemicals are linked to a two-thirds increased risk of having a child with autism spectrum disorder. (Photo : sauletas ...

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Offspring autism risk linked to pesticide exposure during pregnancy - Medical News Today

Autism News from Google - Mon, 06/23/2014 - 12:18

Offspring autism risk linked to pesticide exposure during pregnancy
Medical News Today
Past research has indicated that pregnant women exposed to high levels of air pollution have an increased risk of their child developing autism. Now, a new study from the MIND Institute at the University of California-Davis suggests that expectant ...

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Autism Risk Higher Near Pesticide-Related Fields - Scientific American

Autism News from Google - Mon, 06/23/2014 - 11:57

Autism Risk Higher Near Pesticide-Related Fields
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The study of 970 children, born in farm-rich areas of Northern California, is part of the largest project to date that is exploring links between autism and environmental exposures. The University of California, Davis research – which used women's ...

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Study links pesticide exposure in pregnancy to autism - New York Daily News

Autism News from Google - Mon, 06/23/2014 - 11:00

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Study links pesticide exposure in pregnancy to autism
New York Daily News
In a new study from California, children with an autism spectrum disorder were more likely to have mothers who lived close to fields treated with certain pesticides during pregnancy. Proximity to agricultural pesticides in pregnancy was also linked to ...

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Pesticide exposure during pregnancy linked to autism - Fox News

Autism News from Google - Mon, 06/23/2014 - 09:29

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Pesticide exposure during pregnancy linked to autism
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In a new study from California, children with an autism spectrum disorder were more likely to have mothers who lived close to fields treated with certain pesticides during pregnancy. Proximity to agricultural pesticides in pregnancy was also linked to ...

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UC Davis study links autism to pesticides - Fresno Bee

Autism News from Google - Mon, 06/23/2014 - 03:01

UC Davis study links autism to pesticides
Fresno Bee
A new study released today suggests pregnant women who live near agricultural fields where pesticides are sprayed are at increased risk of having a child with autism. The study by the UC Davis MIND Institute found mothers exposed to organophosphates ...

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UC Davis study links autism to pesticides - Fresno Bee

Autism News from Google - Mon, 06/23/2014 - 03:01

UC Davis study links autism to pesticides
Fresno Bee
A new study released today suggests pregnant women who live near agricultural fields where pesticides are sprayed are at increased risk of having a child with autism. The study by the UC Davis MIND Institute found mothers exposed to organophosphates ...

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Autism risk higher near pesticide-treated fields, study says - Environmental Health News

Autism News from Google - Mon, 06/23/2014 - 00:06

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Autism risk higher near pesticide-treated fields, study says
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Babies whose moms lived within a mile of crops treated with widely used pesticides were more likely to develop autism, according to new research published today. The study of 970 children, born in farm-rich areas of Northern California, is part of the ...

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Shrewsbury Little Leaguer with autism shines as MVP - Worcester Telegram

Autism News from Google - Sun, 06/22/2014 - 11:07

Shrewsbury Little Leaguer with autism shines as MVP
Worcester Telegram
Little Leaguer Camden Chenevert, right, who has autism, is surrounded by teammates, from left, Noah Johnston, Carter Hopping and Timmy Marshall as they congratulate Cam after receiving the league's community leadership award June 13 at Dean Park in ...

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Shrewsbury Little Leaguer with autism shines as MVP - Worcester Telegram

Autism News from Google - Sun, 06/22/2014 - 04:29

Shrewsbury Little Leaguer with autism shines as MVP
Worcester Telegram
Little Leaguer Camden Chenevert, right, who has autism, is surrounded by teammates, from left, Noah Johnston, Carter Hopping and Timmy Marshall as they congratulate Cam after receiving the league's community leadership award June 13 at Dean Park in ...

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Research mattress may sense autism seizures - Kansas.com

Autism News from Google - Sun, 06/22/2014 - 01:02

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Research mattress may sense autism seizures
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Shiwei Luan, left, a doctoral student in electrical engineering, and Steve Rubenthaler, a graduate student in electrical engineering at K-State, have created mattress and bed sensors that can alert paraeducators of seizures.

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Royal Ball Run for Autism breaks race records, attendance record - WQAD.com -- Quad Cities News & Weather from WQAD

Autism News from Google - Sat, 06/21/2014 - 20:21

Royal Ball Run for Autism breaks race records, attendance record
WQAD.com -- Quad Cities News & Weather from WQAD
“The CDC is estimating that 1 in 68 children are diagnosed with autism right now, but the resources and awareness have not caught up to that,” said race organizer Jennifer Hartmann. “We're very excited to see this kind of turnout to help those families ...

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Playdate for Children Affected by Autism - KIII TV3

Autism News from Google - Sat, 06/21/2014 - 11:51

Playdate for Children Affected by Autism
KIII TV3
CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) - Families that deal with autism and other disabilities that affect their children were invited to a play-date over at Brinca! on Saratoga Friday afternoon. The event was hosted by the group Shape of Behavior, which provides ...

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Autism Survey: Diagnosing & Managing The Disorder - KPRC Houston

Autism News from Google - Sat, 06/21/2014 - 10:18

Autism Survey: Diagnosing & Managing The Disorder
KPRC Houston
AUTISM WAS RECENTLY IN THE NEWS AGAIN AFTER THE C.D.C. RELEASED NEW FIGURES INDICATING THAT ONE IN 68 U.S. KIDS HAS AN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER, BUT DO CHILDREN AND PARENTS IN TEXAS HAVE ACCESS TO THE ...

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Philadelphia -America's most autism friendly city? - FOX43.com

Autism News from Google - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 21:11

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Philadelphia -America's most autism friendly city?
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PHILADELPHIA (CNN) — For many families, a night at the ballpark is a treat. But it can be a nightmare for those with autistic children. Autism causes a greater sensitivity to environmental stimulation. So the lights, music and roar of the crowd can ...
Locals take to their sneakers to raise autism awarenessKota
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Columbus Woman Refuses To Let Autism Define Her - WOSU Public Media

Autism News from Google - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 16:47

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Columbus Woman Refuses To Let Autism Define Her
WOSU Public Media
More than 50,000 Ohioans are on the autism spectrum. They face many hurdles. One Columbus woman with autism continues to break down barriers along life's path, inspiring others along the way. WOSU sat down with Ohio Courage Award recipient Sondra ...

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SARRC helps create housing for adults with autism in Phoenix - Phoenix Business Journal

Autism News from Google - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 16:34

SARRC helps create housing for adults with autism in Phoenix
Phoenix Business Journal
The apartment complex houses 15 units for seniors and six two-bedroom apartments designed for adults with autism. “These seniors 55 and older get to be live-in grandparents for the young adults that are living here and they get to create new families ...

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Columbus Woman Refuses To Let Autism Define Her - WOSU Public Media

Autism News from Google - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 05:01

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Columbus Woman Refuses To Let Autism Define Her
WOSU Public Media
More than 50,000 Ohioans are on the autism spectrum. They face many hurdles. One Columbus woman with autism continues to break down barriers along life's path, inspiring others along the way. WOSU sat down with Ohio Courage Award recipient Sondra ...

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