The air we breathe is filled with pollen, pollutants, and dust. Most children and adults are unaffected by these intruders. For a large number of children, however, these simple contaminants can make life miserable.
When a child has asthma or an allergy to fur and pet dander, having a cat, dog, gerbil, rabbit, or similar pet in or around the house can be a problem. Here’s what parents can do to help.
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