Farm Animals and Asthma

April 26, 2017 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff Article Tags: ,

The Question: Does exposure to dogs and farm animals during early childhood lessen the risk of asthma at six years of age? The Study: The medical records of over one million Swedish children born between January 1, 2001 and December 31, 2010 were evaluated for asthma medication prescriptions, diagnosis of asthma, and a family history…

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JAMA Pediatrics, 12/15