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The Philadelphia Eagles announced a new partnership with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Drexel University, and Jefferson Health aimed at autism research.
The Eagles Autism Challenge, a cycling and walk/run race will take place in Philadelphia on Saturday, May 19. 100 percent of the money raised will go toward autism research.
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), affects 1 in every 68 children in the United States. Symptoms usually appear during the first three years of life and can range from mild to severe and vary with each individual.