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Is the ‘autism epidemic’ real? Researchers say over-diagnosis to blame for spike in number of cases

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and other anti-vaccine crusaders have long and falsely blamed vaccines for breeding an “epidemic” of autism. But is the epidemic even real? According to the authors of a new study, the astonishing explosion in the number of diagnosed cases of autism is the result of a broadening of the definition of… Read More »

Mother of baby boy born with a tiny head reveals doctors thought her labour was to blame

Mother of baby boy whose head is smaller because of the same rare condition that can be caused by the Zika virus reveals the incredible bond between him and his sister ‘who sees past the imperfections’ Grayson Taylor has microcephaly, where the head and brain are smaller Doctors thought labour complications had caused temporary problems … Read More »