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Meditation affects the brain physically
Sara Lazar, a neuroscientist at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, was one of the first scientists to take anecdotal claims about the benefits of meditation and mindfulness and test them using brain scans. What she found ...
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Can Meditation in Bali Cure Anxiety-Ridden Americans?
Can some meditation and a few blessings chill out this anxious New Yorker? (Photo: Annemarie Dooling). Nine years ago, Elizabeth Gilbert shared her version of Bali in her epic novel “Eat, Pray, Love,” putting the country on the solo female travel map ...
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Yoga, Meditation May Ease Menopausal Symptoms After Breast Cancer
Holger Cramer, Ph.D., from the Kliniken Essen-Mitte in Germany, and colleagues examined the effects of a 12-week traditional Hatha yoga and meditation intervention on menopausal symptoms. Forty breast cancer survivors (mean age, 49.2 years) were ...
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