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Patients who undergo MRI often suffer from elevated anxiety.
Many people who have to undergo an MRI suffer from high anxiety, which can cause unwanted motion and lead to poor image quality.
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...
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.
Volunteer Appreciation Gala to Take Place on December 3 in Denver DENVER, Nov.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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