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Better to let sleeping nursing-home dogs lie

Say it’s not true! Could it really be that dogs, those loving, joyful, drooling creatures, actually can transfer illnesses such as MRSA and C.difficile to residents in nursing homes? Pardon my intellectual narrow-mindedness, but do studies have to ruin everything? Please, anyone but the canines! Research—thanks to the mostly positive advances of modern science—has already…

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