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NCCIH Clinical Digest

The NCCIH Clinical Digest is a monthly e-newsletter that summarizes the state of the science on complementary and integrative health practices for a health condition (diabetes, cancer, sleep disorders, etc.)—clinical guidelines, literature searches, continuing medical education, and information for patients.

In each issue, you'll find evidence-based information for several complementary health practices used for the highlighted condition.

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Autism Spectrum Disorder and Complementary Health Approaches

April 2016
An autistic child with parent

Parents whose children have autism spectrum disorder may choose complementary health approaches for their affected children. Melatonin may help with ASD-associated sleep disorders and music therapy may have other positive effects, but the efficacy of other complementary health approaches is uncertain.

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