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Kids Immune System

Dirty Kids: How Germs Can Be Your Child's Best Friend

Ben Greenfield | Posted 05.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

To understand why I'm not too concerned about germs, and why you shouldn't be either, you need to grasp a concept called the "hygiene hypothesis," along with two other important hypotheses.

The Dangers Of 'Nerfing' The World For Our Kids

Daniel P. Malito | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Daniel P. Malito

We have to take a collective step back and stop trying to protect our children from every little hiccup that comes along. Getting the Chicken Pox, having a runny nose, and making mud pies are a part of any healthy childhood.