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Antibacterials in Personal-Care Products Linked to Allergy Risk in Children - 06/18/2012

Antibacterials in Personal-Care Products Linked to Allergy Risk in Children

Release Date: June 18, 2012

Exposure to common antibacterial chemicals and preservatives found in soap, toothpaste, mouthwash and other personal-care products may make children more prone to a wide range of food and environmental allergies, according to new research from Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.

For additional information:
http://www.hopkinschildrens.org/Antibacterials-in-Personal-Care-Products-Linked-to-Allergy-Risk-in-Children.aspx

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