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Newswise: Facility Dog ‘Shetland’ Helps Next Generation of Health Care Providers

Article ID: 719395

Facility Dog ‘Shetland’ Helps Next Generation of Health Care Providers

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)

Future military health care providers are learning new ways to care for patients thanks to the help of a two-year-old Golden Labrador Retriever mix named Shetland. The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) recently welcomed Shetland as its very own facility dog – making its F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine the first medical school to have a permanent, live-in facility dog.

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20-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 719281

Overweight Danes are more likely to have overweight dogs according to new research

University of Copenhagen

A new study from the University of Copenhagen reports that the prevalence of overweight dogs is markedly larger among overweight owners than among normal weight owners.

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19-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT

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Newswise: Meet the newest employees of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Puggle and

Article ID: 719214

Meet the newest employees of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Puggle and

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

This week, staff at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital welcomed their two newest colleagues, Huckleberry, a Golden Doodle, and Puggle, a Golden Retriever. They are the first hires in the newly launched St. Jude Paws at Play facility dog program.

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19-Sep-2019 8:20 AM EDT
Newswise: Aw, Shucks: K-State Vet Says Corn on the Cob No Treat for Dogs

Article ID: 718595

Aw, Shucks: K-State Vet Says Corn on the Cob No Treat for Dogs

Kansas State University

Corn on the cob is a treat that many people enjoy each summer. But a Kansas State University veterinarian says don't share that cob with your dog.

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6-Sep-2019 5:00 PM EDT

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Article ID: 718574

Feeding dogs and cats with raw food is not considered a significant source of infections

University of Helsinki

An extensive international survey conducted at the University of Helsinki indicates that pet owners do not consider raw food to considerably increase infection risk in their household.

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6-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT

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Newswise: Quinn the Goose Dog Enrolls in College

Article ID: 718566

Quinn the Goose Dog Enrolls in College

Wichita State University

Say goodbye to the poop-covered walking paths on campus and hello to the newest member of campus, Quinn, the mighty goose dog.

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6-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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Newswise: The Pet Effect: FSU Researchers Find Furry Friends Ease Depression, Loneliness After Spousal Loss

Article ID: 718475

The Pet Effect: FSU Researchers Find Furry Friends Ease Depression, Loneliness After Spousal Loss

Florida State University

As Healthy Aging Month is underway this September, Florida State University researchers have found the companionship of a pet after the loss of a spouse can help reduce feelings of depression and loneliness in older adults.The study, funded by The Gerontological Society of America and the WALTHAM Centre for Pet Nutrition and published in The Gerontologist, examined depressive symptoms and loneliness among people age 50 and older who experienced the loss of a spouse through death or divorce.

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4-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT

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Article ID: 717969

Der beste Freund Ihres Herzens: Der Besitz eines Hundes wird mit einer besseren kardiovaskulären Gesundheit in Zusammenhang gebracht

Mayo Clinic

Der Besitz eines Haustieres kann nach der ersten Analyse von Daten aus der Studie „Kardiozive Brno 2030“ zur Erhaltung eines gesunden Herzens beitragen, insbesondere wenn es sich bei diesem Haustier um einen Hund handelt. Die Studie untersucht den Zusammenhang von der Haustierhaltung - insbesondere der Hundehaltung - mit Risikofaktoren für kardiovaskuläre Erkrankungen und die kardiovaskuläre Gesundheit.

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26-Aug-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 717961

心脏最好的朋友:养狗利于心血管健康

Mayo Clinic

对Kardiozive Brno 2030研究数据的初步分析发现,养宠物有利于保持心脏健康,尤其是养狗。该研究旨在验证养宠物(尤其是养狗)与心血管疾病风险因素及心血管健康之间的联系。该研究成果已在Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Innovations, Quality & Outcome上发表。

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26-Aug-2019 12:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 717960

Le meilleur ami de votre cœur : Posséder un chien améliorerait votre santé cardiovasculaire

Mayo Clinic

Posséder un animal de compagnie pourrait aider à préserver la bonne santé cardiovasculaire, notamment s’il s'agit d'un chien, selon l’analyse initiale des données issues de l’étude Kardiozive Brno 2030. L'étude examine le lien entre le fait de posséder un animal de compagnie, notamment un chien, et les facteurs de risque de maladie cardiovasculaire et la santé cardiovasculaire.

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23-Aug-2019 5:05 PM EDT

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