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Can meditation make you smarter? | Gustafson

Regardless whether you turn out smarter or not, meditation will be worth the effort if it makes you feel better, calmer, happier, and lets you enjoy life. - Courtesy photo
  • Feb 26, 2015 at 12:29PM

People who meditate regularly over long periods of time in their lives suffer smaller age-related decreases in brain volume than those who don't, according to a new study.

 

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Can Meditation Make You Smarter?

People who meditate regularly over long periods of time in their lives suffer smaller age-related decreases in brain volume than those who don’t, according to a new study on the long-term effects of practices like transcendental meditation, yoga, tai chi, and other relaxation techniques. Some of the study’s outcomes confirm what prior research has shown, namely that...

MultiCare Health System, Bloodworks Northwest partner in cord blood program

  • Feb 23, 2015 at 10:00AM updated at 1:37PM

MultiCare Health System and Bloodworks Northwest (formerly Puget Sound Blood Center) have joined together in a program to collect umbilical cord blood from new mothers in South Puget Sound who have just given birth.

Issues with dense breast tissues | Ask Dr. Ulissey

  • Feb 19, 2015 at 7:00PM

Q. My mammogram report states that I have heterogeneously dense breast tissue. What does that mean?

Good oral health for a lifetime starts early | Dr. Fields

  • Feb 19, 2015 at 7:00PM

Did you know that the No. 1 chronic childhood illness is tooth decay? Pediatric dental disease is five times more common than asthma and seven times more common than hay fever.

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