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Warning: Cleanliness may harm your infant's health

April 24, 2006

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ASTHMA According to conventional wisdom, asthma and other allergic diseases like hay fever are made worse by dirty environments. Recent evidence has suggested, however, that children exposed to dirt and germs early in life may have a lower risk of developing asthma and other allergies. Studies have found that the children of farmers -- who presumably are exposed to a ... (Full article: 838 words)

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