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Having a Dog Helps Fight Allergies

A new scientific study confirms that dogs are beneficial not only as pets, but also for helping fight allergies. The study reinforces previous findings that children exposed to dogs and cats are less likely to develop allergies such as asthma. In 2010, scientists at the University of California, in San Francisco, confirmed that immune responses were affected by microbes living in our guts. But they wanted to know if allergy protection due to exposure to dogs also worked through the gut...

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