Posts Tagged ‘childcare’

May 24th, 2010  Posted at   Asthma
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A recent study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, suggests that children enrolled in daycare or children living with 2 or more older siblings, during the first 6-months of life, are less likely to develop asthma and frequent wheezing in later childhood.

The premise of the study was that children who are exposed to more children early in life-a measure of exposure to infection, are less likely to develop asthma and allergies later in childhood, than children with less exposure 1.
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