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Meditation can bring health benefits

Can aid function in aging brains, research suggests

Feet flat on the floor, straighten your back and breathe deeply. Don’t think about the things you have to do; just tune in to how it feels to inhale and exhale.

This is called mindfulness meditation, and learning to quiet the mind and get rid of negative thoughts can reduce stress and improve your health.

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