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Asthma-free with no hay fever? Thank your older sibling

Older siblings can be annoying know-it-alls, but research suggests they may also help younger siblings build up stronger immune systems. And that may help reduce the risk of asthma and allergies.

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Is it OK for boys to cry?

We may be more accepting of boys who cry, but only if they do it in the right way. The norms for male behavior may not be doing boys much good.

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