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Pandemic Winter Health Hacks

Hold hands and snuggle pets


A German shepherd, a Pomeranian, a house cat, and a tiger have all tested positive for the novel coronavirus, but the overall risk to animals is low

Derek Najdzin hangs out with Duke, a West Highland white terrier, in Meridian Hill Park during the coronavirus outbreak on April 7, 2020. Photo: Tom Williams/Getty Images


I didn’t just lose a tiny, seven-pound chihuahua. I lost a family member.

Credit: Jamie Garbutt/Getty Images


The findings are not definitive, but new research suggests there are benefits to living with a pooch

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