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Moms' Infection Helps Kids' Skin

The children of women with untreated worm infections while pregnant had fewer cases of eczema, lending further credence to the "hygiene hypothesis" that says some immune challenges may have long-term benefits. Cynthia Graber comments

January 31, 2011

They Like Your Guts

Intestinal parasites may offer protection from colitis, asthma and other common ailments

January 22, 2011 — Ferris Jabr

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