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2011-05-02 13:17:34

Patients who undergo MRI often suffer from elevated anxiety.

2011-05-02 06:33:13

Many people who have to undergo an MRI suffer from high anxiety, which can cause unwanted motion and lead to poor image quality.

2011-03-22 05:57:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Is your dog a hero? American Humane Association's Hero Dog Awards(TM) national search kicks off today at www.herodogawards.org. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/americanhumane/49289/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110322/MM68457) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101108/DC97343LOGO ) The Film & Television Unit of American Humane Association...

2011-03-03 10:05:00

Puppy love helps improve quality of life CHICAGO, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lexi trots down the hall of the inpatient oncology unit at Northwestern Memorial's Prentice Women's Hospital and is greeted with smiles, cheers, and even a few tears.

2010-11-30 12:01:00

Volunteer Appreciation Gala to Take Place on December 3 in Denver DENVER, Nov.

2010-11-22 00:00:40

As many people already know, dogs can be more than just pets. They can see for those who are visually impaired and assist people with mobility issues.

2010-03-19 11:31:00

SMITHTOWN, N.Y., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2005, U.S. Army Sergeant Tony Larson was wounded in Iraq. He lost his right leg below the knee, and suffered mild traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder.

2009-06-22 13:52:00

WASHINGTON, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The newest service dogs from America's VetDogs will take their places beside four disabled veterans, who have served in Iraq, Afghanistan and other conflicts, in a special graduation ceremony before a gathering of top army officials, defense contractors and supporters of America's VetDogs.

2009-05-26 14:53:00

Animal-assisted & Creative Therapies to help children with special needs BRADENTON, Fla., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Animal-assisted & Creative Therapies (ACT) today announced plans to open a new 9-acre facility that will use animatronic animal therapy to assist in the development of children with special needs.

2009-05-08 22:31:07

Pet therapy dogs could carry pathogens from patient to patient, Canadian researchers say. The study was reported by researchers at the University of Guelph in a letter to the editor of the Journal of Hospital Infection. The study of 26 pet therapy dog-handler teams visited acute care facilities and long-term care facilities.

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