LA Confidential: Studies Seek Reasons for Autism's Rise

Source: 
Wall Street Journal
Date Published: 
February 1, 2010
Abstract: 

California-based studies suggest that local environmental or social factors are driving the high autism-diagnosis rates. And they conclude that childhood vaccinations—which some people fear is a factor behind rising autism—are not to blame. Otherwise, diagnoses of the disorder would be more evenly dispersed, they say.