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Pet ownership and cardiovascular risk: A scientific statement from the American Heart Association

By Glenn N. Levine, Karen Allen, Lynne T. Braun, Hayley E. Christian, Erika Friedmann, Kathryn A. Taubert, Sue Ann Thomas, Deborah L. Wells, Richard A. Lange

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Abstract

The purpose of this American Heart Association Scientific Statement is to critically assess the data regarding the influence of pet ownership on the presence and reduction of cardiovascular disease risk factors and cardiovascular disease risk.

Submitter

Christopher C Charles

Purdue University

Date 2013
Publication Title Circulation
Volume 127
Issue 23
Pages 2353-2363
ISBN/ISSN 1524-4539 (Electronic) 0009-7322 (Linking)
Publisher American Heart Association
DOI 10.1161/​CIR.0b013e31829201e1
URL http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/early/2013/05/09/CIR.0b013e31829201e1
Language English
Additional Language English
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  • Glenn N. Levine; Karen Allen; Lynne T. Braun; Hayley E. Christian; Erika Friedmann; Kathryn A. Taubert; Sue Ann Thomas; Deborah L. Wells; Richard A. Lange (2013), "Pet ownership and cardiovascular risk: A scientific statement from the American Heart Association," https://habricentral.org/resources/2337.

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  1. Agencies and organizations
  2. Cardiovascular health
  3. Cats
  4. Dogs
  5. Mammals
  6. open access
  7. peer-reviewed
  8. Pet ownership
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