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UC Davis Researchers Find Farm Pesticides May Increase Chances Of Having Autistic Child

Always interested in finding clues, Andrew Rigopoulis and his wife took close notice of the autism study that found pregnant women who lived near farms where pesticides were used had a two-thirds higher risk of having children with autism.

06/24/2014

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Researchers Find Link Between Pesticides And Autism, Developmental Delay

The puppy had its head stuck through the hub of an automobile wheel when its owner brought it to a Kern County fire station on Friday.

06/23/2014

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UC Davis Finds Link Between Autism, Mental-Health Drugs During Pregnancy

Amy Konold is expecting her second daughter in July, but this pregnancy came with more stressors than it did when she carried 2-year-old Reese.

04/16/2014

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Customers Step Up To Refill Stolen Autism Donations From Turlock Store

The store is collecting the money for Autism Speaks in the name of a 9-year-old boy with the condition. It donated $30 back to the fund after the theft.

04/15/2014

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MIND Institute Helps Parents Find Right Treatments For Autism

The numbers are rising: According to the Centers For Disease Control, 1 in 88 children is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.

02/26/2014

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UC Davis Study: Half Of Kids With 22Q May Be Misdiagnosed As Autistic

A new study though shows a genetic disorder called 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, or 22Q, does not signal a high risk for autism, as previously believed.

09/18/2013

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Master’s Degree Is Key To Success For Speech Therapist In Sacramento

Felice Clark uses her advanced degree every day as a speech therapist for more than 70 elementary school students.

07/29/2013

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UPDATED: Body Of Missing Autistic Clearlake Girl Found

The search is on for Mikaela Lynch, who was last seen Sunday when she took off her clothes while playing outside with her little brother. Mikaela is autistic and cannot speak.

05/15/2013

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Mother Of Autistic Boy Taken To Wrong School Upset Over School’s Response

A kindergartner with autism got on the right school bus but ended up at the wrong school, and it’s the way his mother found out about happened to her son that has her worked up.

04/05/2013

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Profiled: An Elementary School Teacher In Sacramento

Sarah Kesty teaches special kids at Oakdale Elementary School. Find out why she loves her job.

03/04/2013

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TTYM: Stephen A. Smith Said What?? And People Like Mike Vick

Stephen, Please! ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith came under fire Thursday for using a racial slur on Thursday’s edition of First Take.  The comment happened during a discussion of whether or not Kobe Bryant will play in […]

10/26/2012

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Local Boy’s Treatment Could Lead To Breakthrough For Autism

It is a groundbreaking clinical trial, treating autism using a child’s own stem cells, and one local boy’s own medical miracle gave his doctor the idea.

08/21/2012

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