Harvard Health Blog
A dog could be your heart’s best friend
Posted May 22, 2013, 11:14 am, Updated October 29, 2015, 8:32 pm Daniel DeNoon, Executive Editor, Harvard Heart Letter My twice-daily walks with my border collie, Clair DeNoon, are the highlights of my day. A new report from the American Heart Association will put an extra spring in my steps on these walks. It turns out that having a canine companion may help lower my risk of heart disease.