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Researchers, Dalai Lama and the neuroscience of altruism

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Stanford's Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education, which was founded with a donation from the Dalai Lama, is at the forefront of a movement to bring psychology and neuroscience to the study of empathy, compassion and altruism. Neurosurgeon James Doty is the center's director.

Stent procedures no longer require an overnight stay

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Stanford Hospital is at the forefront of performing angiograms, angioplasties and coronary-stent placements through the radial artery in the wrist instead of through the groin. Patients can sit up and walk almost immediately after the procedure. And most can even leave the hospital the same day.

BeWell@Stanford: The health benefits of compassion

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This week, the Dalai Lama will speak at Stanford on “The Centrality of Compassion in Human Life and Society.” Tia Rich, director of Stanford CARES (Compassion, Awareness and Relationship Skills to Ease Stress), spoke with BeWell about the relationship between compassion and health.

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