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Pets can help their humans create friendships, find social support

Posted May 06, 2015, 10:00 am, Updated October 29, 2015, 8:22 pm Patrick J. Skerrett, Former Executive Editor, Harvard Health Publications Pets can provide their owners with more than companionship. A new study shows they can also help create human-to-human friendships and social support, both of which are good for long-term health. …

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