In a St. Joseph Health Scene Report, there's growing evidence linking pre-term birth with autism. A new study found one in five toddlers born more than three months early showed signs of the disorder by age 2. Scientists note premature birth may not directly cause the increased risk. Instead it's possible that whatever causes autism may also force an early delivery.
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