Study: Young People with Autism at Greater Risk for Deadly Injuries

After analyzing data on nearly 40 million U.S. deaths between 1999 and 2014, researchers found that people with autism were three times more likely to die from an accidental injury—and if they’re under age 15, the rate was 42 times higher.

Get the full scoop in Reuters Health—including what parents and caregivers can do to help mitigate the risk of injury—and access the study here.