PITTSBURGH, Pa. - New research says being a parent could help your immune system.
A parent’s immunity to cold-causing viruses is boosted by being around their children, according to researchers at Carnegie Mellon University.
In a series of experiments where adults had viruses placed directly into their noses, parents were about half as likely to get sick as adults without children.
To read the full study, go to www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2012/july/july3_parentscolds.html .
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