Health Link

Can Animals Improve Your Health?

Season 11 Episode 1104 | 26m 46s

The old saying that 'a dog is man's best friend' couldn't be more true. Animal companions can provide therapeutic benefits, both emotional and physical. Research shows that pets can help lower blood pressure and lessen anxiety. They can also boost our mood and immune systems. 'Health Link' examines how animals are being used in therapeutic ways to facilitate healing and rehabilitation.

Aired: 02/03/11

Rating: NR

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