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** FILE ** Christopher Astacio reads with his daughter Cristina, 2, who recently was diagnosed with a mild form of autism, in her bedroom on Wednesday, March 28, 2012, in New York. Autism cases are on the rise again, largely because of wider screening and better diagnosis, federal health officials say. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
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** FILE ** Christopher Astacio reads with his daughter Cristina, 2, who recently was diagnosed with a mild form of autism, in her bedroom on Wednesday, March 28, 2012, in New York. Autism cases are on the rise again, largely because of wider screening and better diagnosis, federal health officials say. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

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