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Having A Dog Can Keep Kids From Developing Allergies
« on: May 01, 2008, 12:11:15 AM »
Having a dog in the house reduces the risk that young children will develop allergies, German researchers said on Tuesday.

The finding, based on a six-year study of 9,000 children, lends weight to the theory that growing up with a pet trains the immune system to be less sensitive to potential triggers for allergies like asthma, eczema and hay fever.

http://www.citynews.ca/news/news_22153.aspx


 

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