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Tai chi, which originated in China as a martial art, is a mind-body practice in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). Tai chi is sometimes referred to as "moving meditation"—practitioners move their bodies slowly, gently, and with awareness, while breathing deeply.
Study to compare benefits of tai chi and mindfulness meditation on MS symptoms

Study to compare benefits of tai chi and mindfulness meditation on MS symptoms

Study estimates how many cancer patients and survivors use complementary, alternative medicines

Study estimates how many cancer patients and survivors use complementary, alternative medicines

Older people living in retirement communities benefit from improved health

Older people living in retirement communities benefit from improved health

Mind-body exercises may improve cognition in older adults

Mind-body exercises may improve cognition in older adults

Study: Sarcoma patients poorly informed about risk of interactions with anti-cancer drugs

Study: Sarcoma patients poorly informed about risk of interactions with anti-cancer drugs

Cedars-Sinai offers free exercise classes to help seniors avoid falls and loneliness

Cedars-Sinai offers free exercise classes to help seniors avoid falls and loneliness

Longer-term exercise program may be needed to improve thinking skills, suggests study

Longer-term exercise program may be needed to improve thinking skills, suggests study

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

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

Study suggests Tai Chi as low-cost alternative to pulmonary rehabilitation for COPD patients

Study suggests Tai Chi as low-cost alternative to pulmonary rehabilitation for COPD patients

Leading experts to promote cardiovascular health at EuroPrevent 2018

Leading experts to promote cardiovascular health at EuroPrevent 2018

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

Tai Chi may improve exercise behaviors in high-risk heart attack patients

Tai Chi may improve exercise behaviors in high-risk heart attack patients

Study shows how regular exercise, stress reduction could lead to better health in lupus patients

Study shows how regular exercise, stress reduction could lead to better health in lupus patients

Tai chi may help reduce rate of falls in older and at-risk adults

Tai chi may help reduce rate of falls in older and at-risk adults

Combination of aerobics and resistance exercises drastically improve brain health in older adults, reports study

Combination of aerobics and resistance exercises drastically improve brain health in older adults, reports study

Gentle Chinese martial art could help prevent falls in people with Parkinson’s disease, study shows

Gentle Chinese martial art could help prevent falls in people with Parkinson’s disease, study shows

Geisinger physicians report opioid therapy to be ineffective in treating chronic pain

Geisinger physicians report opioid therapy to be ineffective in treating chronic pain

How old is your heart?

How old is your heart?

KU research on physical activity could be key to designing interventions for people with early AD

KU research on physical activity could be key to designing interventions for people with early AD

HSS conducts survey to assess musculoskeletal health needs of surrounding communities

HSS conducts survey to assess musculoskeletal health needs of surrounding communities