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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.
$28M grant to examine neural and behavioral profiles of healthy cognitive aging

$28M grant to examine neural and behavioral profiles of healthy cognitive aging

Regular, modest exercise beneficial for people with arthritis

Regular, modest exercise beneficial for people with arthritis

Tips for avoiding holiday weight gain

Tips for avoiding holiday weight gain

Aerobic activity makes older adults' arteries more elastic

Aerobic activity makes older adults' arteries more elastic

New Living 4 Life wellness program to make life better for seniors

New Living 4 Life wellness program to make life better for seniors

Chinese martial arts effective for patients with vestibular symptoms

Chinese martial arts effective for patients with vestibular symptoms

Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource discusses myths and facts about ovarian cancer

Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource discusses myths and facts about ovarian cancer

Tai Chi shows positive health benefits for arthritis

Tai Chi shows positive health benefits for arthritis

Tai Chi helps those chronic aches and pains

Tai Chi helps those chronic aches and pains

The effectiveness of Tai Chi for chronic musculoskeletal pain conditions

The effectiveness of Tai Chi for chronic musculoskeletal pain conditions

Exercise programmes reduce falls in seniors

Exercise programmes reduce falls in seniors

Complementary and alternative medicines can be safe, effective for kids

Complementary and alternative medicines can be safe, effective for kids

Tai chi improves balance in stroke survivors

Tai chi improves balance in stroke survivors

Tai Chi improves control of type 2 diabetes

Tai Chi improves control of type 2 diabetes

Aquatic exercise shows benefit for fibromyalgia sufferers

Aquatic exercise shows benefit for fibromyalgia sufferers

Exercise for improving balance in older people

Exercise for improving balance in older people

Mind-body therapies may help elderly chronic pain sufferers

Mind-body therapies may help elderly chronic pain sufferers

No compelling evidence that meditation has therapeutic value

No compelling evidence that meditation has therapeutic value

Therapeutic value of meditation unproven

Therapeutic value of meditation unproven

Tai Chi may help alleviate tension headaches

Tai Chi may help alleviate tension headaches