Study: Autism More Prevalent than Thought A new study suggests autism is more common among U.S. children than previously thought. A Centers for Disease Control study finds the rate may be 10 times the rate reported in earlier studies. NPR's Michele Norris talks with the report's lead author, Marshalyn Yeargin-Allsop.
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Study: Autism More Prevalent than Thought

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Study: Autism More Prevalent than Thought

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Study: Autism More Prevalent than Thought

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A new study suggests autism is more common among U.S. children than previously thought. A Centers for Disease Control study finds the rate may be 10 times the rate reported in earlier studies. NPR's Michele Norris talks with the report's lead author, Marshalyn Yeargin-Allsop.