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Alarming rise in autism cases reported

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A new government report is highlighting a surge in the number of childhood autism cases in the U.S. According to the CDC, one in 88 children is now coping with autism and related disorders, a 78 percent increase from a decade ago. Dr. Nancy Snyderman, NBC’s chief medical editor, and Geraldine Dawson, of Autism Speaks, discuss.