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Study Links Induced Labor To Increased Risk Of Autism

A new study links a common intervention during childbirth to an increased risk of autism.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/13/2013

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Mich. Rejects Adding Autism, Asthma To Medical Pot List

A panel has given the go-ahead to allow pot to treat post-traumatic stress disorder; but other conditions additions were rejected.

08/07/2013

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Unique Day Camp Caters To Special Needs Kids

There’s a place where even the biggest physical and mental challenges are no match for summer fun.

08/01/2013

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Ride For Autism This Saturday

Hundreds of Metro Detroit bikers are gearing up for a big ride this weekend, raising money and awareness for families living with autism.

07/31/2013

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Autistic Kids Can Experience ‘No Sensory Night’ With Fun Jump

Monday night, Skyzone in Canton is throwing open the doors to children with autism and similar disorders for it’s first ever “No Sensory Night.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2013

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Autistic Man Gets Plea Deal In School Bomb Threats

A prosecutor has approved a no-jail plea deal for a 28-year-old man who made bomb threats against Flint-area schools because of the defendant’s mental health disability.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2013

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Judge: Insurer Wrong To Deny Autism Coverage

A federal judge has ruled that Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan was wrong to deny coverage for certain autism treatment services.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2013

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Mackinaw Bridge Goes Blue For Autism Awareness

A self-named “regular guy” was able to convince the state’s Bridge Authority to go along with his idea.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2013

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Michigan Reveals Goals For State Autism Services

Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, whose daughter in kindergarten has been diagnosed with autism, said the overall goal is that eventually, “Michigan will be the place to be if you’re a family that is living with an autism spectrum disorder.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2013

Pharmacist Kristy Hennessee administers a vaccination against whooping cough (pertussis), at a Walgreen's Pharmacy    (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images. 2010)

Whooping Cough Making An Unwelcome Comeback

One reason for the rise in whooping-cough cases, is that some parents don’t get their children vaccinated because of Autism fears.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/04/2013

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