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2014-06-06 04:21:21

MADISON, Wis., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- No matter how loyal, obedient and friendly - man's best friend isn't always fun to be around. For animal lovers with dog allergies, the painful symptoms may be enough to keep them from owning their own pet. In other homes, visitors or select members of the family may find themselves very uncomfortable because of their dog allergies. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140605/95026 The EPA has named poor indoor air quality (IAQ)...

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2011-06-13 14:03:06

A new study suggests that children who live with dogs and cats are less likely to develop allergies to those animals later in life, but only if the pet is under the same roof while the child is still an infant. The researchers found that, compared to babies born into cat-free homes, those who grew up with cats were roughly half as likely to be allergic to them as teenagers. They found that growing up around a dog reduced the risk of dog allergies by about the same amount for boys, but not...


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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.