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Yoga and meditation offer health care savings — and you can do them at home

Posted November 18, 2015, 9:00 am Marlynn Wei, M.D., J.D., Contributing Editor A new research study shows that a little yoga or meditation a day might just keep the doctor away. Stress-related health problems are responsible for up to 80% of visits to the doctor and account for the third highest health care expenditures, behind only heart disease and cancer. But as few as 3% of doctors actually talk to patients about how to…

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