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Here is an NPR story from Morning Edition, July 26, 2005 and one from Morning Edition, August 21, 2008, and an earlier one from Morning Edition, March 1, 2007

NPR’s Allison Aubrey reports on the effects of mindfulness on emotion, autonomic responses like blood pressure, and brain plasticity. The article cites JKZ, from the UMASS center for Mindfulness, Jim Austin, and director of the hypertension program at Massachusetts General Hospital, Dr. Randy Zusman . The March report has an example body scan guided meditation by Trish Magyari

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