hygiene hypothesis

Healthy Kids Get Sick Sometimes (Really!)

In my family medicine practice, I make it a point to tell new parents at their baby’s 9-month well visit, “If she hasn’t had a fever […]

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Let them eat dirt (The Hygiene Hypothesis)

  Have you guys heard of something called the “Hygiene Hypothesis?” The Hygiene Hypothesis states that much of the chronic disease in the First World is […]

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Allergies, asthma and eczema: The Th1/Th2 story

  It’s spring here in Missoula and you know what that means: hay fever season is just around the corner. If you’re a hay fever sufferer […]

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