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An autism epidemic?a rapid escalation in the prevalence of




According to some lay groups, the nation is experiencing an autism epidemic?a rapid escalation in the prevalence of;autism for unknown reasons. However, no sound scientific evidence indicates that the increasing number of diagnosed;cases of autism arises from anything other than purposely broadened diagnostic criteria, coupled with greater public;awareness and intentionally improved case finding.;Read the article "Vaccines Do Not Cause Autism" by Heyworth (2011), and write a two-page summary explaining the;reasons why the public perceives vaccinations to be the cause of the increase in autism.;Search Tip: If you are having trouble finding the article, consider searching for the author rather than the title in the;Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center database. To better help you, the reference is included below;Heyworth, K. K. (2011). Vaccines do not cause autism. In D. Haugen & S. Musser (Eds.), Epidemics. Detroit: Greenhaven;Press. Retrieved from Opposing Viewpoints in Context database.;NOTE: Although you are welcome to state your personal opinion on this topic, please discuss this article using the;scientific theories covered in this unit.;Link for Reading:;Additional Requirements;Min Pages: 2;Level of Detail: Show all work;Other Requirements: 2 page summary;APA Format for Summary


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