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The Gut-Brain Connection to Autism 

Research supports the idea of a gut-brain connection to autism. In fact, the gut may be involved in many mental health issues. Here's what you should know.

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What Causes Autism? 

Scientists do not yet know exactly what causes autism spectrum disorder (ASD), but suspect that several factors might be at work in each case. Learn more.