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Study hopes to find genetic links to autism

The largest genetic study of autism in the country is underway. The project's mission is to enroll 50,000 families, speeding up research and finding genetic links to autism. Mireya Villarreal reports.

The FDA is holding a hearing Friday to address the alarming spike in teen vaping and how to help those who want to kick the habit. According to the National Youth Tobacco Survey, more than 20 percent of high school students admitted to using an electronic cigarette within the last 30 days. David Begnaud reports.





A report out Thursday claims recalls of hazardous meat and poultry have gone up 83 percent in the last six years. One in six Americans get sick every year from eating contaminated food, with at least 3,000 deaths per year. Michelle Miller spoke with a man whose wife is struggling after a recent E. coli outbreak.

 
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