Exposure to dirt and germs may protect infants from asthma, allergies

06/6/2014 | USA Today · NBC News

Research published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology showed that children who were exposed to animal dander, cockroach droppings and certain bacteria before their first birthday had a reduced risk of developing allergies or wheezing by age 3. The findings support the "hygiene hypothesis," researchers said.

View Full Article in:

USA Today · NBC News

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior Director, Research
America's Heatlh Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Deputy Director, Marketing
America's Heatlh Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Director of Operations - GBS
Mayo Clinic
MN
Director of Actuarial Services, Government Programs
PacificSource
OR
Regional Director, Southeastern Region - State Affairs
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC