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Massage may boost immune system

LOS ANGELES (KWWL) -- Massage may do more than just relax you, now there's evidence it may actually boost your immune system!

Researchers at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles gave a group of volunteers either a light or deep tissue Swedish massage.

Blood samples taken from the study participants revealed significant decreases in stress hormones, and increases in white blood cells, which are part of the immune system.

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