Great news for dog lovers with children! From “Kids With Dogs Are Less Likely To Have Asthma, Study Says,” by Alexandra Sifferlin with Time Magazine:
“Good news for dog lovers. A new study shows exposure to dogs or farm animals at a young age is linked to a lower risk for childhood asthma at age 6.
In the study, published Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, researchers looked at over 376,600 preschool age and over 276,200 school age students and found a possible benefit to being around animals early on. … “