Scientifically Finding Out How Emotions Affect Health
Health Emotions Research Institute, University of Wisconsin

The Good Heart
Emotional well-being is the most neglected element of cardiac prevention and recovery. You may reduce the likelihood of a first- time diagnosis or slow the development or progression of heart disease when negative emotions are replaced with protective positive feelings and positive health practices.

Positive Emotions and Health
    European Public Health Association    

Emotion, Meditation and Scientists - U.C. Berkeley, Harvard
Climbers Explore Meditation
Meditation has been found, in many scientific research studies, to reduce anxiety and increase positive emotions.
Research has shown that the left side of the frontal part of the brain becomes activated when a person feels positive emotions. Meditation also produces the same affect, increasing activity in this area of the brain which is asociated with a positive emotional state and reduced anxiety.

National Institute of Health
Hope and Curiosity - Harvard looks at diabetes, hypertension

Emotional Health for Teens and Families
People with good emotional health are in control of their thoughts, feelings
and behaviors. They feel positive about themselves and have good relationships. 
They can keep their problems in perspective. 
They have both self-awareness and self-control.

American Psychological Association
Investigating the hypothesis that intervention strategies that cultivate positive emotions are particularly suited for preventing and treating problems rooted in negative emotions, such as anxiety, depression, aggression, and stress related health

Brain and Emotions Research, University of Wisconsin

Sustained Changes In Brain And Immune Function After Meditation

Brain Activity Influences Immune Function

Carnegie Mellon Researchers Find Links Between Happiness and Health, But Major Questions Remain

Positive and negative emotions to link to health outcomes

Do positive emotions influence your health?  Carnegie Mellon

How emotions affect health

Mayo clinic doctor talks about grieving