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The 8 Best Yoga Poses for People Who Suffer From Joint Pain

More than 54 million US adults have arthritis, with some cases being worse than others. For those that suffer with joint pain caused from arthritis, sometimes exercising can seem challenging or even counterintuitive. The twisting and turning that go along with yoga can seem like it would worsen arthritic joint pain, not help it. But […]

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The Science Behind Face Yoga

"The Cheek Lifter" and "The Happy Cheek Sculpter” may sound like phrases out of an ‘80s exercise video, and they definitely sound like they apply to your non-facial cheeks. But according to dermatologists and facialists, these facial exercises — also known as face yoga — may help the face appear more taut and sculpted. Back […]

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Airports Step Up Mental Health Support as Passenger Anxiety Soars

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Blair Walker, executive director of the interfaith chapel at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, introduced meditation sessions last fall for passengers and employees to help with pandemic-related anxiety. ATLANTA — Robin Hancock gently worked her steel tongue drum with a pair of […]

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7 yoga poses for soothing PCOS symptoms

10% of us live with PCOS but not many of us know that exercise can impact on how severe our symptoms can be. Slow, soothing yoga can help to reduce inflammation, calm hte mind and help lower certain hormones, as writer Robyn Schaffer explores.  Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder in […]