The High Cost of Autism: One Parent's Tale

Having an autistic child can present seemingly nonstop challenges for families. Among those are thousands of dollars spent in the hopes, fleeting as they may be, of finding a cure for the exasperating illness. And finding a qualified doctor can be a full-time job.

The Autism Study Fraud's Impact on Scientific Research

Aside from the embarrassment, researchers know deceptions like the autism research fraud can have much larger consequences, both for the parents of autistic children and for the future of their studies. Says one prominent scientist: "It taints a lot of very good work that goes on."

Swine flu scam artists about to start

As swine flu vaccinations started this week across the country in the government's effort to immunize more than half the nation in a few months,...

Get vaccinated the Wal-Mart way

Wal-Mart is in talks with the federal government to use its stores as vaccination sites against the H1N1 virus. Jokes aside about rolling back...