Farm exposure reduces risk of allergies, asthma in children

The rates of asthma and allergies were lower among children who were raised on a farm than those who visited farms and those who never spent time on a farm, a European study found. Researchers also found a lower risk of developing asthma and hay fever among children who had contact with cows and drank their milk. The findings appear in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.

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