autism

Study: MMR Vaccine Does Not Cause Autism

(CNN) - A new study finds the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine does not raise the risk of Autism. And it does not trigger autism in kids who are at risk of it. Those are the conclusions of a…

Prenatal Vitamins and Autism

In Your Health Minute, Taking prenatal vitamins early in pregnancy might lower the risk of autism in high-risk kids. A new study followed over 200 children who had sibling…

Police Reports Document Abuse at Boys Home

The Invictus Transformational Mental Health and Wellness Home has become such a source of controversy here in East Columbus neighbors literally rushed up to our cameras hoping somebody, anybody would pay attention to what…

The Benefits of Weighted Blankets

(KPRC) Lindsay Willrich works in education and after a long day, she says, a weighted blanket puts her right to sleep. "I felt very relaxed when I had it on," Willrich explains. She says…

Study: Kids with Autism Less Likely to Be Fully Vaccinated

(CNN) - According to a new study; children with autism spectrum disorder are significantly less likely to be fully vaccinated than children unaffected by autism. The study was published Monday in the journal Jama Pediatrics. It found that 80% of…

"Music Therapy" Debunked for Children with Autism

Music may soothe the savage beast, but a new study says it doesn't do anything for Autism. A group of Norwegian researchers found that music therapy plus standard care does not improve Autism symptoms any better than standard care…

Brain Scans Could Reveal Autism in Small Children

  Brain scans might help detect autism in babies long before they show any symptoms. Scientists at the University of North Carolina studied the brains of 59 6-month-olds with a family history of autism. Scans measured over 26-thousand connections between…