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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 923153, 6 pages
Research Article

Impact of Transcendental Meditation on Left Ventricular Mass in African American Adolescents

1Department of Pediatrics, Georgia Prevention Institute, Georgia Health Sciences University, HS1640, Augusta, GA 30912-3710, USA
2Colleges of Nursing and Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Room 418, 99 Jonathan Lucas Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA

Received 14 October 2011; Revised 13 February 2012; Accepted 23 March 2012

Academic Editor: Ka Kit Hui

Copyright © 2012 Vernon A. Barnes et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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