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"Mount Sinai’s ‘Paws And Play’ Program Successfully Matches Young Patients And 4-Legged Friends With A Purpose" - Vanessa Murdock

  • CBS New York
  • New York, NY
  • (July 15, 2020)

Dogs are humanizing health care at Mount Sinai Hospital. Through the “Paws and Play” program, they help young patients cope with needles and pain. “It’s really striking to see how very calm, how very cooperative, and how very empowered a child can be with the live being of the animal,” said Diane Rode, the director of Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy at Kravis Children’s Hospital.

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