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Hospitals Go to the Dogs errr vice versa

Editor’s note: In the midst of the heated debate around the country on health care reform there is this recent story/study:

A recent hospital study showed that patients who receive dog visits require half the pain medication of patients who do not.

Source:  “Edward celebrates 100,000th visit of Animal-Assisted Therapy program,” Edward Hospital press release, July 9, 2009, 


August 17, 2009 - Posted by | drugs, healthcare | ,

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