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Physical health disparity conditions in autistic adults have not been the focus of any research funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the last four decades, an analysis of a federal database found.

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Federally funded studies into treatment for chronic conditions overlook efficacy in adults with autism, analysis finds

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently appointed Velma McBride Murry to the National Advisory Mental Health Council. The council advises the current U.S. secretary of health and human services and the director of the National Institute for Mental Health.

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Velma McBride Murry appointed to national advisory board for mental health