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Having a Pet May Lower Your Risk of Heart Disease

For those without a history of heart disease, owning a pet can lowers one’s risk for heart disease, says the American Heart Association. Not to mention, owning a pet increased the survival rate of heart disease patients, says Time.com. Researchers believe that pets minimize stress and help owners be more active. 

 

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