Doctors: No hamsters or exotic pets for young kids

October 6, 2008 By LINDSEY TANNER , AP Medical Writer in Medicine & Health / Health

(AP) -- Warning: young children should not keep hedgehogs as pets - or hamsters, baby chicks, lizards and turtles, for that matter - because of risks for disease.



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