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8 Reasons Why Kids Who Grow Up With a Dog Are Happier and Healthier

Article cites a 2010 study that included UC researchers in the Departments of Environmental Health and Internal Medicine at the UC College of Medicine. 

According to a study conducted at the University of Cincinnati, children who test positive to dog allergies, but live with them while they are young, are four times less likely to have eczema. The study further concludes that young children exposed to dog allergens could benefit from a protective effect against future skin allergies.

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