Thumb-sucking and nail biting not especially related to allergy prevention despite headline claim

Health Headlines Commentary for July 14, 2016


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Thumb sucking and nail biting not key to preventing child allergies

Lynch SL, Sears MR, Hancox RJ. Thumb-Sucking, Nail-Biting, and Atopic Sensitization, Asthma, and Hay Fever. Pediatrics. Published online July 11 2016