Daily Archives: 23/02/2017

meditation and mindfulness and the brain?

By Brigid Schulte May 26, 2015  Buddhist and meditation teacher Tara Brach leads a Vipassana meditation group at the River Road Unitarian Church in Bethesda. (Andrea Bruce Woodall/The Washington Post) Sara Lazar, a neuroscientist at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, was one of the first scientists to take the anecdotal claims about the […]

THE SHAMING OF HEART SURGEONS

During training and the early years of my consultant career, cardiac surgery was a pioneering profession. We developed techniques and technology to improve safety and broaden the scope of what we could achieve. We sought to help younger, older and sicker patients. Premature babies, nonagenarians, those at death’s door. There was no such thing as […]