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The potentially life-extending benefits of dog ownership may be traced in part to increased physical activity from dog walks, authors speculated.The potentially life-extending benefits of dog ownership may be traced in part to increased physical activity from dog walks, authors speculated.

AHA journal study: Owning a dog may help you live longer

Dog lovers can take heart from two new studies about the possible health benefitsDog lovers can take heart from two new studies about the possible health benefits

Dog ownership linked to longer life after heart attack and stroke, American Heart Association studies find - CBS News

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Having a pet dog is linked to better heart health and a longer life, according to two new studies that looked at dog ownership and risk of death. Here's how your four-legged friend can help keep you healthy.

People who own dogs may live longer and benefit from improved cardiovascular health, new research has found. According to a study published in the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, dog ownership could be particularly beneficial to heart attack and stroke survivors who live alone.People who own dogs may live longer and benefit from improved cardiovascular health, new research has found. According to a study published in the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and

Owning a dog could help you live longer, study finds | The Independent

The results of the first study suggest the reasons for the lower risk of death include more physical activity and less loneliness when owning a dog.

Owning dogs could reduce risk of heart attack, stroke and lead to healthier lives, studies say - masslive.com

Forget warfarin: heart attack and stroke patients would do better being prescribed woof-arin.Owning a dog could be more effective for cardiovascular recovery than medication, according to a study that found the mortality rate among patients who lived alone but had a dog was 33 per cent lower than fForget warfarin: heart attack and stroke patients would do better being prescribed woof-arin. Owning a dog could be more effective for cardiovascular recovery than medication, according to a study...

Why dogs beat drugs for heart attack victims | News | The Times

Owning a dog can help you live longer.Owning a dog can help you live longer.

Owning a dog lowers your risk of dying early by 24 percent, study says - Health News - 13 WTHR Indianapolis

On the heels of two studies finding dog owners have better survival of heart attacks and strokes, the American Heart Association has stopped just short of recommending prescription pups.On the heels of two studies finding dog owners have better survival of heart attacks and strokes, the American Heart Association has stopped just short of recommending prescription pups.

Owning a dog could cut your risk of death by up to 65%, studies suggest | Daily Mail Online

New research finds that dog ownership helps those who live alone the most.New research finds that dog ownership helps those who live alone the most.

You could live 24% longer, thanks to your dog - MarketWatch

Dog ownership may be associated with longer life and better cardiovascular outcomes, especially for heart attack and stroke survivors who live alone.Dog ownership may be associated with longer life and better cardiovascular outcomes, especially for heart attack and stroke survivors who live alone.

Dog ownership linked to longevity in stroke and heart attack survivors

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WSBT) -- Dogs are the perfect furry friends to cuddle up with at the end of the day, but new research suggests your pet can actually help you live a longer, healthier life. According to a study published ina journal of the American Heart Association,owning a canine was associated with a 24% reduced risk of all-cause mortality and a 31% lower risk of death by heart attack or stroke, compared to non-owners.SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WSBT) -- Dogs are the perfect furry friends to cuddle up with at the end of the day, but new research suggests your pet can actually help you live a longer, healthier life. According to a study published ina journal of the American Heart Association,owning a canine was associated with a 24% reduced risk of all-cause mortality and a 31% lower risk of death by heart attack or stroke, compared to non-owners.

Study: Owning a dog helps you live longer, lowers risk of heart attack, stroke | WSBT

Dog owners live longer and are less likely to suffer and die from cardiovascular issues such as heart attacks and strokes, according to two new studies published Tuesday in the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. Dog owners live longer and are less likely to suffer and die from cardiovascular issues such as heart attacks and strokes, according to two new studies published Tuesday in the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.

Get a Dog! Man's Best Friend is Key to Living Longer, Improving Heart Health - Study - Sputnik International

A study of over 3 million dog owners found they have much better physical health than those without a pet.A study of over 3 million dog owners found they have much better physical health than those without a pet.

Owning a dog can help you live longer, new study reveals

Studies confirm that dog owners live longer, healthier lives. Natalie Parletta reports.Studies confirm that dog owners live longer, healthier lives. Natalie Parletta reports.

Canine pals could be key to longevity | Cosmos

Some cardiologists even prescribe dogs for their patients.Some cardiologists even prescribe dogs for their patients.