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The Autism Puzzle

Connecting the Dots Between Environmental Toxins and Rising Autism Rates
Belli, Brita (Book - 2012 )
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The alarming spike in autism in recent years has sent doctors and parents on a search for answers. While many controversies have erupted, none have brought researchers any closer to a definitive explanation. The Autism Puzzle is the first book to address the compelling evidence that it is the pairing of environmental exposures with genetic susceptibilities that may be driving these rising rates. Belli examines the lives of three families with autistic children, putting a human face on the families caught between the debates and offers a refreshingly balanced perspective.
Authors: Belli, Brita
Title: The autism puzzle
connecting the dots between environmental toxins and rising autism rates
Publisher: New York, NY : Seven Stories Press, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: viii, 213 p. ; cm
Contents: Uncounted numbers : urban exposures, chemical concentrations, and the question of race
Foreign bodies : how we all became carriers of mercury, triclosan, and flame retardants
Dumped on : when chemicals act in combination
Gut reactions : bowel Issues, alternative treatments, and life-saving support
Birth complications : weighing the risks of inductions, medications, and early cord clamping
Our chemical world : the long reach of plastics and pesticides
Unanswered questions : avoiding toxins and taking action
ISBN: 1609803914
9781609803919
Branch Call Number: RC553.A88 B44 2012x
Statement of Responsibility: Brita Belli
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Autism Etiology Autism
Topical Term: Autism
Autism
LCCN: 2011044260
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