Health headlines: Autism, baby slings and body types

Other stories we’ve been reading: The New York Times highlights a series of podcasts that feature six men and women of varying ages who are all living with autism.

According to the CDC, tuberculosis rates are plummeting in the United States.

Baby slings are being recalled due to suffocation risks. But there are benefits to carrying your baby close to your body.

New research suggests that people of certain body types (apple shaped versus pear shaped) respond differently to similar diets.

The insurance industry agrees to fix kids health coverage gap.