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Gina Jiménez

News reporting intern

Gina Jiménez is a health reporter and The Transmitter’s news reporting intern. She has written for Kaiser Health NewsScientific American and Slate, among other publications. She holds an M.A. in journalism from New York University’s Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program.

February 2024
A woman sits on the edge of her bed in a darkened room.

Life expectancy lags for autistic people in United Kingdom

by  /  15 February 2024

The finding confirms past research that links autism to early death, but it also suggests that the life expectancy gap may be smaller than previously thought.