Connection Between Autism And Traffic Pollution

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By Kathleen Blanchard RN for

Researchers have been trying to understand the causes of autism. Results of a new finding published in the journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), suggests one contributor might be exposure to traffic pollution before birth and in the first year of life.

The finding is important because it targets a potential prevention strategy for the disorder that affects primarily males and interferes with social and communications skills.

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