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Research Your Resolution: Reduce Your Stress and Anxiety with Meditation

Sara Lazar, PhD, is an investigator in the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital who is using brain imaging technology to measure the effects of meditation on brain structure. To learn more about her work, please visit her laboratory website. If you want to reduce your level of stress and anxiety in 2018, our ...

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Why Our Next President Should Meditate

Researchers at Mass General found that people who practiced meditation, as well as other deep relaxation techniques, decreased their doctor visits by 42 percent when compared to the year before learning to practice meditation.  In addition, lab use dropped by 44 percent. Researchers believe the relaxation lead to healthy changes in the body, including less inflammation. READ MORE