Can meditation reduce pain?

CBS NEWS – A report finds when it comes to treating pain, meditation may provide drug-free relief. The study in the Journal of Neuroscience used a heated probe to inflict pain on a group of volunteers. Participants said meditation reduced the pain by as much as 24-percent. SOURCE – Journal of Neuroscience/MedDay/CBS The latest research appears to support the link between the Zika virus and the birth defect microcephaly, which has been on the rise in South America. A study in The Lancet estimates the risk of microcephaly is about one in every 100 women infected with Zika during the first trimester of pregnancy. That number is based on a previous outbreak in French Polynesia. Microcephaly causes abnormally small heads and often brain damage. SOURCE – The Lancet/MedDay/CBS Hoping to…


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