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The term meditation refers to a variety of techniques or practices intended to focus or control attention. Most of them are rooted in Eastern religious or spiritual traditions. These techniques have been used by many different cultures throughout the world for thousands of years.

Today, many people use meditation outside of its traditional religious or cultural settings as a form of mind-body medicine. Many claims have been made about its value in promoting or improving health and wellness.
Meditation could help reduce anxiety levels and some heart health risk factors

Meditation could help reduce anxiety levels and some heart health risk factors

To treat pain, PTSD and other ills, Tennessee vets try tai chi

To treat pain, PTSD and other ills, Tennessee vets try tai chi

Meditation provides lasting cognitive gains, study shows

Meditation provides lasting cognitive gains, study shows

Yale affiliated Greenwich Hospital offering 'Fertility Yoga' classes for women trying to conceive

Yale affiliated Greenwich Hospital offering 'Fertility Yoga' classes for women trying to conceive

Mindfulness meditation training helps prevent major depression

Mindfulness meditation training helps prevent major depression

Jury’s in: Opioids are not better than other medicines for chronic pain

Jury’s in: Opioids are not better than other medicines for chronic pain

Study supports benefits of meditation in control of attention and emotions

Study supports benefits of meditation in control of attention and emotions

Review: Mindfulness strategies may help prevent or interrupt cravings for food, drugs

Review: Mindfulness strategies may help prevent or interrupt cravings for food, drugs

Transcendental Meditation technique offers relief for veterans suffering from PTSD

Transcendental Meditation technique offers relief for veterans suffering from PTSD

An opioid remedy that works: Treat pain and addiction at the same time

An opioid remedy that works: Treat pain and addiction at the same time

Wake Forest Baptist receives NIH grant for alcohol addiction research center

Wake Forest Baptist receives NIH grant for alcohol addiction research center

Research finds mental and emotional health apps as effective self-help tools

Research finds mental and emotional health apps as effective self-help tools

Simple strategies can make it easy to eat healthier this holiday season

Simple strategies can make it easy to eat healthier this holiday season

Mindfulness may offer coping mechanism for mothers of infants diagnosed with CHD

Mindfulness may offer coping mechanism for mothers of infants diagnosed with CHD

WVU neuroscientist explores need for greater rigor in mindfulness research

WVU neuroscientist explores need for greater rigor in mindfulness research

Yoga can be beneficial to people with lung cancer and their caregivers

Yoga can be beneficial to people with lung cancer and their caregivers

Tibetan yoga practice may reduce sleep disturbances in breast cancer patients undergoing treatment

Tibetan yoga practice may reduce sleep disturbances in breast cancer patients undergoing treatment

UCLA professor offers 10 tips for college students to ensure good gynecologic health

UCLA professor offers 10 tips for college students to ensure good gynecologic health

Writing your way through cancer

Writing your way through cancer

Study finds that yoga and meditation practices enhance resilience, wellbeing

Study finds that yoga and meditation practices enhance resilience, wellbeing