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Having a Cat at Home When You're Young Could Prevent Asthma in the future

Having a pet when you're a kid is awesome, but now it looks like cats have an extra benefit - they could offer protection against certain pulmonary conditions like bronchitis and pneumonia.

Before you rush off and buy your newborn an anti-asthma kitty, you should know there's a catch - if you happen to have mutated versions of a certain gene, feline fluff could also trigger eczema. So, yay or nay?

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