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Sandy Hook Elementary


I weep for the individual and collective loss we feel in this tragedy. I weep, also, with the burden of knowledge that there are things we as a society can be doing, and are not because we lack sufficient political will and moral courage. Continue reading

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Yoga Could Decrease Costs, Sick Days For People With Chronic Back Pain


It’s a small study, but it has an experimental design. It’s good to see Western science beginning, in fitful ways, to assess the health claims of yoga and other alternative modalities. People with chronic low back pain may want to … Continue reading

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Yoga’s ability to improve mood and lessen anxiety is linked to increased levels of a critical brain chemical, research finds


  What some have intuited, and clinicians surely recommend, is now suggested by a study in a peer-reviewed journal. ScienceDaily (Nov. 12, 2010) — Yoga has a greater positive effect on a person’s mood and anxiety level than walking and … Continue reading

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