Federal Response to Rise in Autism Rates

Domestic and advocacy group officials testified about autism. Among the topics they discussed were efforts to increase awareness and… read more

Domestic and advocacy group officials testified about autism. Among the topics they discussed were efforts to increase awareness and understanding of the disease, the cost of the disease, limited public health resources, and public health policy. Representatives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) denied a link between rising autism rates and vaccinations. Representative Burton showed a video about research on the effect of mercury on the brain. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Mark Blaxill Chair SafeMinds->Government Affairs Committee
  • Coleen Boyle Director Centers for Disease Control and Prevention->Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
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Federal Response to Rise in Autism Rates

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Program ID:
309672-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 29, 2012
Last Aired:
Jan 11, 2013

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  • Nov 29, 2012 | 3:00am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Nov 29, 2012 | 2:00pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
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  • Nov 30, 2012 | 12:35am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 30, 2012 | 4:06am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 01, 2012 | 12:30pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Dec 02, 2012 | 10:32am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 02, 2012 | 12:50pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 04, 2012 | 1:27am EST | C-SPAN 1
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  • Dec 06, 2012 | 3:53pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 06, 2012 | 6:11pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 08, 2013 | 10:47am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 08, 2013 | 1:04pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 11, 2013 | 3:17pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 11, 2013 | 5:33pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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