American Heart Association: Dogs are good for the heart

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The American Association (AHA) has declared that pets, especially dogs, are for a person’s heart. Further proof that dogs are among the best friends a person could have.

Dr. Glenn N. Levine, director of Baylor University’s cardiac care unit, was quoted in a press release from the AHA saying, “Pet ownership, particularly dog ownership, is probably associated with a decreased risk of heart disease.”

The writes that owning a dog “may help reduce cardiovascular risk,” perhaps due to dogs bugging their owners into taking them for walks on a regular basis. Dog owners were, according to the AHA’s studies, 54 percent more likely than non-dog owners to get the suggested amount of exercise.

And the benefits don’t stop there. The writes that owning a pet in general “may be associated with lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels” as well as a lower rate of obesity. Pets can also help a person cope with stressful situations. Last month, a team of therapy dogs traveled to Boston

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    • thunter992
    • May 11, 2013

    Hate to be a buzz kill but if this is next gen graphics, then I’m not wowed at all. To be honest the character models and graphics look better in gta v and that’s this gen…

    • Armani Almonte
    • May 11, 2013

    Batman+GTA+Assassin’s Creed=Watch Dogs 😀 I’m looking foward to it, not a diss.

    • 1Sandwitch1
    • May 11, 2013

    lol First off the video actually was bad quality, even though it was 720p the quality was PIXELED and grainy…..if they come out with a HD version of THIS that would be helpful…because even I could barely make much out of it….

    • 1Sandwitch1
    • May 11, 2013

    I’m looking forward to it, but I’m looking forward to GTAV first, only because I’m a GTA fan first and a third party game second. lol I’m picky about other kinds of open world/sandbox games for the most part. Most are good as long as you have no boundaries.

    • iumoh24
    • May 11, 2013

    Its mulitiplat but U can put this n gtav side by side watchdogs wins n this footage is just him roaming nothing to do with story n look how much is going on the physics, draw distance, dynamic lighting how smooth its ,n etc this is gonna be a great game cant wait!

    • OmnipresentCow
    • May 11, 2013

    Well it’s the start of the next gen. Look at the graphics difference between Gears of War 1 and Gears of War Judgment for example. Or Halo 3 to Battlefield 3.

    • dylan tomlinson
    • May 11, 2013

    The vehicles look amazing

    • lIlllllIIIllllllllll
    • May 11, 2013

    Tell me that after the game comes out and everyone is talking about it being the best game ever made… Can you wait an extra 5-7 months? I’m getting it on the 360 at launch because i’ve waited to god damn long for GTA V already!

    • patheticproductions9
    • May 11, 2013

    GTA is also third party.

    • lucast05
    • May 10, 2013

    I can wait, I’m not that anxious. I don’t even have any kind of console, because I’m not American, and paying for the monetary exchange to my country’s currency of an already expensive console in its own original price is dangerous for my and my house’s economy, but what else can I do?

    • Rakaesa Demonheart
    • May 10, 2013

    I just want THIS xD

    • reecejames3
    • May 10, 2013

    gta was originally about stealing cars ,joy riding and drive-bys and shit, they are currently making the 5th installment so i makes sense that they have the physics down lol

    • Tom Guy
    • May 10, 2013

    OMG stop pausing the footage!

    • jasonx21521
    • May 10, 2013

    I Hope U Can Change Clothes In This 🙂

    • reecejames3
    • May 10, 2013

    Id say the cover system would be similar to ac3 you didn’t have to press any buttons in that either..

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