Story URL: http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=231280
Story Retrieval Date: 4/17/2015 11:13:53 AM CST
The mission of Fred Says is to help HIV+ teens receive the care and services they need.
HIV and the healing power of man's best friend
Studies show that just petting an animal can improve the health and well-being of humans.
Dr. Rob Garofalo believes the human-animal bond is much stronger than some may think. In fact, he says his dog, Fred, saved his life.