A preliminary study draws a link between the most widely prescribed anti-depressants and an increased risk of autism in children. As far as a year before delivery, the study looks at prenatal exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors like Prozac, ..
"Is every man in America somewhere on it?” Nora Ephron wondered about the autism spectrum in an e-mail to a friend a few months before her death. “Is every producer on it? Is every 8-year-old boy who is obsessed with statistics on it? Sometimes, when we say someone is on the spectrum, do we just mean he’s a prick? Or a pathological narcissist? I notice that at least three times a week I am told (or I tell someone) that some man or other is on the spectrum.” Ephron was hardly alone. In August, aft ..