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Taking folic acid supplements in early pregnancy can prevent autism


According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about one in 88 children in the U.S. has an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) -- but little is known about how the disorder develops and methods for diagnosis, prevention, and treatment are limited. But now comes word from a large study just published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) that offers hope autism and related disorders can be prevented before birth, naturally. The key? Taking prenatal folic acid supplement

How autism is connected to mercury toxicity - and what to do about it


A recent study published in the Polish journal Acta Neurobiologiae Experimentalis raises new and pertinent questions about the intensifying link between mercury toxicity and autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Far from being the definitively debunked hoax that the mainstream media and so-called "skeptics" have arrogantly declared it to be, the purported connection between mercury exposure, particularly in vaccines, and autism is becoming nearly undeniable, as evidence continues to emerge showing that the official story on the matter is complete bunk.
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The top 10 toxic chemicals linked to autism


Toxic chemicals pose a serious threat to our children’s health. The National Academy of Sciences states that 25 percent of disorders in children, such as autism spectrum disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, are believed to be caused by interactions between environmental factors and genetics.
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SafeMinds' Mark Blaxill Autism Hearing Testimony Before Committee on Oversight and Government Reform


In 1935, a John Hopkins professor named Leo Kanner wrote the world’s first textbook on Child Psychiatry. In 527 pages and 43 chapters, Kanner described every psychiatric condition in children know to medicine at the time. There was no condition remotely resembling autism.
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Vaccine bombshell: Baby monkeys develop autism symptoms after obtaining doses of popular vaccines


Following a recent study conducted by scientists at the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania which revealed that many infant monkeys given standard doses of childhood vaccines as part of the new research,developed autism symptoms, question marks over the ultimate safety of vaccines have come to the fore.