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Hospital Animal Visits May Not Really Help Patients After All
2014-04-10 05:32:16

Animals regularly make the rounds at children’s hospitals and other care facilities in an attempt to brighten the days and raise the spirits of the patients, but is there any scientific evidence that such visits are actually beneficial?


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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