Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Pets Boost Your Child’s Immune System…And A Whole Lot More


Django 300x225 Pets Boost Your Childs Immune System...And A Whole Lot More
Maybe our puppy is also improving my kids' long-term health.

Are your kids begging you for a pet? Well, this might be a great time to get one. Sure, a dog or a cat can teach children about unconditional love, friendship and responsibility, but it may also help improve their health.

New research shows that children who have pets at an early age may have added protection from developing pet allergies later in life.

According to the medical journal Clinical and Experimental Allergy, “children who are exposed to pets during infancy may be less likely to become allergic to dogs and cats.”

The results of this 18-year study were published on Monday.

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