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Using mindfulness to combat heart disease in women Veterans

Erica Sprey of VA Research Communications speaks with Dr. Karen Saban, a research scientist at Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital in Chicago. Dr. Saban is currently investigating the ways that stress can cause inflammation in the body, which can potentially lead to inflammatory-related conditions like heart disease. She is currently investigating the use of mindfulness-based stress reduction techniques to reduce the risk of heart disease in women Veterans.

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Using mindfulness to combat heart disease in women Veterans

(Photo by Daniel DuVerney, Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, Chicago)

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