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Fox9.com: 1 in 42 children in Minnesota has autism, according to new CDC report

Fox9.com: 1 in 42 children in Minnesota has autism, according to new CDC report

(KMSP) – One in 59 children has an autism spectrum disorder, according to the latest report by the CDC’s Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring. 

That number is significantly higher in Minnesota, where one in 42 children has autism. 

The CDC collaborates with universities and research centers around the

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Fox9.com: Medical cannabis now used to treat autism, sleep apnea in Minnesota

Fox9.com: Medical cannabis now used to treat autism, sleep apnea in Minnesota

(KMSP) – The Minnesota Department of Health has added autism spectrum disorders and obstructive sleep apnea to the list of conditions that qualify for medical cannabis. 

MDH used a formal petitioning process used to solicit public input on potential qualifying conditions for medical cannabis. State health officials say there was

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Fox9.com: Mock flights help people with special needs prepare for travel

Fox9.com: Mock flights help people with special needs prepare for travel

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (KMSP) – When you’re little, life is full of unexpected moments. But when you’re little and you have autism, unexpected moments can send life into a tail spin.

Six-year-old Freya and her family are at Minneapolis-St. Paul International, but they’re not traveling to some far-off destination. They’re trying

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Fox9.com: MN health leaders discuss vaccination myths with Somali community members

Fox9.com: MN health leaders discuss vaccination myths with Somali community members

MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) – In the wake of a measles outbreak largely impacting the Somali community, health and University of Minnesota officials are working on outreach.

That also means trying to dispel the belief that vaccines cause autism.

Minnesota is seeing its largest measles outbreak since 1990. Health leaders

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Fox9.com: New Minnesota laws now in effect

Fox9.com: New Minnesota laws now in effect

(KMSP) – Several new laws went into effect July 1, including benefits for those diagnosed with autism, a ban on state vendors boycotting Israel and more.

According to the new laws, adults younger than 21 who have autism or a related condition now have access to the same intensive treatment

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