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The Health Benefits of Pets for Children

The Health Benefits of Pets for Children

According to a Finnish study, babies who have close contact with dogs or cats during their first year of life are less likely to experience respiratory infections such as colds and ear infections, compared to those [...]

Fast Food Affects Kids’ Immune System

Fast Food Affects Kids’ Immune System

A recent European study of nearly a half a million children in 50 countries has concluded that fast food consumed by children three or more times a week impairs immune function, increasing the risk of asthma [...]

Children who were Breastfed Score Higher on Cognitive Tests

Children who were Breastfed Score Higher on Cognitive Tests

Children who were breastfed appear to score higher on tests measuring their vocabulary and reasoning skills, according to a study out of the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex, England. Researchers [...]

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