Autism: Getting the Science Right in Op-Eds | Reporting on Health

Do science and scientific arguments have a place in op-eds at all? It depends. In late August, an op-ed piece about autism and inflammation appeared in the New York Times Sunday Review and also was posted online on the Times' website. The core of the piece was that autism could be "most likely" prevented by heading off maternal inflammation using parasitic worms. Because I am a scientist and science writer who focuses frequently on autism science, many people brought the piece to my attention...
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Hi my name is Mike Gene and I forgot to add my bio. Next time you see me remind me to update my bio information.

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