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Multiple Pets May Decrease Children’s Allergy Risk

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August 28, 2002
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Children raised in a house with two or more dogs or cats during the first year of life may be less likely to develop allergic diseases as compared with children raised without pets, according to a study in the August 28 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Children raised in a house with two or more dogs or cats during the first year of life may be less likely to develop allergic diseases as compared with children raised without pets, according to a study in the August 28 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. The study was supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS).


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NIH/National Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases. (2002, August 28). Multiple Pets May Decrease Children’s Allergy Risk. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 24, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/08/020828062738.htm
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