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Pets keep us calm, get us out

Wednesday, April 30, 2014  
Posted by: Emily Becker
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Petting cats lowers blood pressure. Watching fish can calm anxiety. Walking a dog fills your exercise quotient as well as his. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, pets benefit our health in a number of ways. “Pets can decrease your blood pressure, cholesterol levels, triglyceride levels, feelings of loneliness,” according to the CDC’s website. They also can increase “your opportunities for exercise and outdoor activities and opportunities for socialization.”…

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