There’s good news for dogs and their companions—according to recent research, dogs increase their owners’ lifespans.  A study conducted among dog owners in Europe showed a 21% reduction in the risk of death from heart disease over a 12-year period, and researchers are continually finding new health benefits of dog ownership. It’s commonly agreed upon that…

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PAHWF Awards Over $1 Million POTTSTOWN, Dec. 23, 2019—The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation has awarded $1,126,826 to 37 nonprofits, schools, and municipalities during the fall 2019 grant round. The grants were divided among three program areas: Healthy Behaviors-Parks, Healthy Behaviors-Networks, and Physical and Emotional Health. In the Healthy Behaviors-Parks program area, $69,300 was…

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