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Yoga is an ancient system of practices used to balance the mind and body through exercise, meditation (focusing thoughts), and control of breathing and emotions. Yoga is being studied as a way to relieve stress and treat sleep problems in cancer patients.
Stanford’s chief wellness officer aims to prevent physician burnout

Stanford’s chief wellness officer aims to prevent physician burnout

Intensive outpatient treatment shows rapid and meaningful changes in veterans' PTSD symptoms

Intensive outpatient treatment shows rapid and meaningful changes in veterans' PTSD symptoms

Mind-body therapies provide promising approach to tackle teen anxiety

Mind-body therapies provide promising approach to tackle teen anxiety

Practicing yoga benefits pregnant women, study suggests

Practicing yoga benefits pregnant women, study suggests

New website aims to make yoga safer for everyone

New website aims to make yoga safer for everyone

Pilates and yoga can benefit people of all ages and fitness levels

Pilates and yoga can benefit people of all ages and fitness levels

Foam rollers help patients to recover from injuries

Foam rollers help patients to recover from injuries

Rush receives $45 million WWP grant to improve mental health care for veterans and their families

Rush receives $45 million WWP grant to improve mental health care for veterans and their families

Sleep and yoga intervention shows promising effects on improving sleep health behaviors

Sleep and yoga intervention shows promising effects on improving sleep health behaviors

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

South Asians living in the United States more likely to die of heart disease and stroke

South Asians living in the United States more likely to die of heart disease and stroke

Researchers explain neurophysiological link between breathing and attention

Researchers explain neurophysiological link between breathing and attention

New online assessment tool can guide doctors to find the best pain treatment plan

New online assessment tool can guide doctors to find the best pain treatment plan

Project MOVE offers 'action grants' to increase physical activity among breast cancer survivors

Project MOVE offers 'action grants' to increase physical activity among breast cancer survivors

Rehabilitation technique for stroke appears beneficial for multiple sclerosis patients

Rehabilitation technique for stroke appears beneficial for multiple sclerosis patients

Relaxation after work could give better night’s sleep

Relaxation after work could give better night’s sleep

Study on arthritis prevalence and trends reveals unexpected findings

Study on arthritis prevalence and trends reveals unexpected findings

Study: Yoga and mindfulness may help elementary school students manage stress, anxiety

Study: Yoga and mindfulness may help elementary school students manage stress, anxiety

Yoga and mindfulness activities at school can benefit children with anxiety

Yoga and mindfulness activities at school can benefit children with anxiety

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

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