There are an estimated 14.5 million people living with cancer in the U.S. with 40% using some form of complementary approach to manage symptoms or improve their quality of life during and after cancer treatment.
New research points to inflammation and connective tissue stiffness as contributing to tumor growth, spreading and metastasis. This raises the question of whether yoga, massage, and other complementary therapies designed to reduce inflammation and stiffness may be beneficial. Read more
“You have cancer.” About half of all men and one-third of all women in the United States will hear those words in their lifetime. That’s 40 percent of us. We each hope it’s not us. But hope is not a plan. And... Read more
In the movie “Yoga Woman,” Tari Prinster tells the moving story about her struggle with cancer and how yoga helped her heal and recover after the treatment. Tari has since become a leading force in teaching... Read more
Few things are more devastating than a diagnosis of cancer. People who get this sobering news often face a long, grueling treatment. And alas, even when the treatment is successful, they often have to contend... Read more
A Mediterranean diet is much more than some trendy weight loss plan. In addition to helping people shed extra pounds, it has been shown to provide some major positive effects on health in a number of ways,... Read more
Research at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) used "telomere length" (TL) as a indication of stress and biological aging and how "mind wandering" could be an indication of that. Many studies... Read more