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Saturday, June 10, 2006

Pets Are Great For Your Health

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Just diagnosed with high blood pressure? Feeling isolated and shut in? Concerned about dying at a young age? Here is one solution to improve your health-get a pet. Research shows that pets reduce blood pressure, improve people's moods, increase social interaction, and add years to your life. Adding a pet to your household has been found to give a higher boost to your survival rate than having a spouse or friends. The good news is that this can be just about any animal from a bird to a turtle or from a cat to a dog. Cat and dog owners however, are especially appreciative of the unconditional, non-judgmental affection they receive from their pets. For more information on pet therapy visit this website.

When you take your pets to the beach or on a walk, be sure to have your National Nurse totebag to carry your suntan screen, pet treats, and your latest reading materials. Check out all the latest National Nurse merchandise at Cafe Press.

The National Nursing Network Organization Team—Saturday, June 10, 2006  

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