The goal: Understanding how furry friends ease PTSD, TBI

The Department of Defense this month awarded a $750,000 grant to military medicine researchers and Maryland-based nonprofit Warrior Canine Connection for a three-year study to understand the science behind why the dogs seem to help troops get over…

Steven M. Sweat‘s insight:

Everybody knows that a dog is “man’s best friend” but, many studies have shown mental and physical health benefits associated with being around animals.  This is a recent study involving dogs and veterans suffering from PTSD and #traumaticbraininjury.  

For information or assistance with brain injury claims in California related to car accidents, slip and falls or any other type of trauma go to:

http://www.victimslawyer.com/brain-injuries/

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