If you’re single, get a dog — it could make you live longer

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A huge study out of Sweden provides some major fodder for your “pro” column about getting a dog. 

Researchers from Uppsala University in Sweden found that dog owners have better cardiovascular health compared to those without pooches — and live longer.

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The research published Friday in the Scientific Reports journal looked at benefits of dog ownership and found the friendly pets may help reduce risk of cardiovascular disease, other health problems, and  even death. 

Even more telling was the reduced death risk for those living alone. Single? Get a dog to stave off death. Read more…

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