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Why Does Minnesota Have the Nation's Highest Autism Rate?new

There are no good answers for why autism rates are rising in Minnesota. One camp believes it is due primarily to over-vaccination of infants and previous exposure to Thimerosal, a type of antiseptic containing mercury that was removed from regular childhood vaccines in 2001. Another camp points to increased awareness about the disease.
City Pages (Twin Cities)  |  Bradley Campbell  |  08-20-2008  |  Science

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