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Autism Blood Test May Be Available This Year

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In a first, a company says a blood test that can detect some children with autism is expected to be commercially available before the end of the year....

Doctor Training Program Speeds Autism Diagnosis

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Training primary care providers to accurately diagnose autism is yielding big dividends, researchers say, allowing children on the spectrum to be...

Percentage Of Children With ADHD Nearly Doubles

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The number of children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder has reached more than 10 percent, a significant increase during the...