1. Young cancer patients find comfort in therapy dogs

    Young cancer patients find comfort in therapy dogs

    Therapy dogs can have a positive impact on young children battling cancer, according to a Vanderbilt study. Children who are diagnosed with serious or chronic diseases often spend long stints in hospitals, which can trigger bouts of anxiety and depression. But now, researchers are studying a way to ease those fears and the prescription comes in the form of man's best friend. Bryce Greenwell is no stranger to tests or hospitals.

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    1. I don't know how he does it, you know, he's amazing.
    2. It gives us something to talk about. He gets excited to come see Swoosh.
    3. It's very obvious to me, just anecdotally, that the dogs are making a difference, that interaction is making a difference.
    4. He loves to work, he loves to get his vest on, and he's excited to go.
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