Seniors More Likely to Crash When Driving With Pet: Study

SATURDAY, May 25 (HealthDay News) -- Animals make great companions for senior citizens, but elderly people who always drive with a pet in the car are far more likely to crash than those who never drive with a pet, researchers have found.

Hidden Dangers Dog Dog Parks

SATURDAY, May 25 (HealthDay News) -- Many viruses and parasites that affect both dogs and humans, such as rabies and leptospirosis -- a bacteria-borne illness than can result in liver or kidney failure -- may be lurking at dog parks, according to a veterinarian.

Health Highlights: May 25, 2013

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