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Junie, a "therapy dog" at Prospect High School, sits in a classroom at the school in Mt. Prospect, Ill. The 18-month-old golden retriever is one way this school is trying to help students cope with a rise in stress, anxiety and panic attacks. Many say these issues are a problem in schools across the country. (AP Photo/Martha Irvine)

From pets to 'recess': High school stress relief

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MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill. (AP) — The four-legged member of the counseling team at the high school in suburban Chicago waits patiently, as a crush of students fills the hallways. Her tail wags with the first pat on the head, then another and another.

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