Autism rates are high. So are obesity rates. And tonight, a study that somehow tries to link both together is getting a lot of press and air time.. More on that study here if you wish to grin and bear it..
The basic gist, if you couldn't get the relation, is that moms are really obese before they get pregnant.. and then after ...jeeezsh.. that recommended weight gain puts them in a tip the scales category. Of course, no matter those skinny moms and dads in skinny jeans that ended up with an autistic baby.. Indeed, indeed..
So tonight, if you're a big fat pregnant woman who lives near a freeway and has a husband and father-to-be who is over the age of 35 and works with computers, your child may be autistic. But the vaccine won't do it. No worry.
It's certainly interesting. All these years and we still can't truly pinpoint what cases Alzheimer's or autism. All the brain power going towards finding the causes.. all that brainpower lost on the mysteries of the brain.
More than $1billion has been spent over the past decade to try to find out the reason that children have autism. Hopefully the $1billion will pay off over the next decade.
Until then lose weight, move into the country, and quit the computer job. And get younger, too.