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Study: Price Tag Of Autism In The U.S. Exceeds $236 Billion Per Year

By Karen Kaplan, Los Angeles Times Good health is priceless, but autism spectrum disorders can be very expensive. A new study estimates that the lifetime cost of being diagnosed with autism in the United States is somewhere between $1.43 million and $2.44 million. Either of those totals is enough to give most people sticker shock. The […]

June 10, 2014

Tiny Nuclear Waste Fee Added Up To Billions

By Ralph Vartabedian, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES—A charge for electricity that millions of Americans didn’t even know they pay will suddenly disappear Friday, after the Energy Department this week quietly notified utilities across the country that it was suspending its fees for a future nuclear waste dump. The Energy Department has been collecting $750 million […]

May 15, 2014