Less Asthma Found in Daycare Kids - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock


Less Asthma Found in Daycare Kids

After studying about 900 kids under age five in the U.K., researchers have determined that the children in daycare were more than 30% percent less likely to develop asthma than those who were not in day care. 

In fact, they found that children who had been in daycare since they were babies had a 75% percent reduced risk of developing asthma.  The theory is the kids who are not exposed to different germs at a young age may not develop a strong immune system and are more at risk for getting asthma.

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