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EXCHANGE: Therapy dogs offer patients companionship, joy – Lexington Herald Leader

EXCHANGE: Therapy dogs offer patients companionship, joy – Lexington Herald Leader EXCHANGE: Therapy dogs offer patients companionship, joyLexington Herald LeaderThe Sherman program, also called animal-assisted therapy, features 14 therapy dogs of various ages and breeds including a golden retriever, a Siberian husky, a goldendoodle and more. No breed is barred, but there is extra caution […]

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Clinical trial shows benefits of animal-assisted therapy in adult cancer patients undergoing complex cancer treatment with chemotherapy, radiation therapy

Therapy dogs may improve the emotional well-being of some cancer patients, according to results of a clinical study, the first to document the benefits of animal-assisted therapy in adult cancer patients. The research was made available this week in the Journal of Community and Supportive Oncology. The study, conducted by researchers at Mount Sinai Beth […]

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How the science of deer hunting can help patients with diabetes

Body odor is a deer hunter’s worst enemy, an alert to animals that an ominous presence is lurking, but the science behind suppressing it to give hunters an edge oddly enough could help researchers develop a life-saving device for diabetes patients. Scientists today presented the latest advances that tie together these two seemingly unrelated fronts […]

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Beneva Dental in Sarasota, Florida Keeps Patients Relaxed with Dental Therapy Dogs

SARASOTA, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Dr. Baltasar Jimenez loves his three dogs so much that he brings them with him to his office each day. After his dogs began joining him in the office, Dr. Jimenez quickly became aware of the relaxing effect that his dogs had on his most anxious patients. They now have a new […]

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