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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.
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

Tai Chi can effectively alleviate persistent neck pain, study finds

Tai Chi can effectively alleviate persistent neck pain, study finds

Complementary health approaches appear to be effective in helping manage pain

Complementary health approaches appear to be effective in helping manage pain

Novel method of mindfulness meditation can improve emotional and cognitive performance

Novel method of mindfulness meditation can improve emotional and cognitive performance

Safety tips to prevent slips and falls among seniors

Safety tips to prevent slips and falls among seniors

Tai chi exercise improves outcomes in older fallers

Tai chi exercise improves outcomes in older fallers

Are we ageing healthily? An interview with Professor Carol Jagger

Are we ageing healthily? An interview with Professor Carol Jagger

New technology helps physical rehabilitation patients learn movement exercises

New technology helps physical rehabilitation patients learn movement exercises

Traditional Chinese medicine, other nonpharmacological interventions benefit cancer patients

Traditional Chinese medicine, other nonpharmacological interventions benefit cancer patients

BU researcher gets prestigious fellowship to launch new project for people with dementia

BU researcher gets prestigious fellowship to launch new project for people with dementia

Tai Chi, better sleep quality reduce inflammation, depression and age-related morbidities

Tai Chi, better sleep quality reduce inflammation, depression and age-related morbidities

World expert panel recommends routine brain health screening for adults older than 70

World expert panel recommends routine brain health screening for adults older than 70

Reducing insomnia can decrease inflammation, lower risk for chronic disease in older adults

Reducing insomnia can decrease inflammation, lower risk for chronic disease in older adults

Highlights from the August issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter

Highlights from the August issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter

Study: Nervous system and stress affect inflammatory skin conditions

Study: Nervous system and stress affect inflammatory skin conditions

Caffeine intake may aggravate hot flashes and night sweats in postmenopausal women

Caffeine intake may aggravate hot flashes and night sweats in postmenopausal women

Helix Healthcare Group offers individualized treatment for substance abuse, addiction, mental health issues

Helix Healthcare Group offers individualized treatment for substance abuse, addiction, mental health issues