Tai chi holds promise as cardiac rehab exercise

1 week 3 days ago
The slow and gentle movements of Tai Chi -- which can increase in pace -- hold promise as an alternative exercise option for patients who decline traditional cardiac rehabilitation. The study is the first to suggest that Tai Chi may improve exercise behaviors in this high-risk group.

Study Highlights 10 Most Unnecessary and Overused Medical Tests and Treatments

2 weeks 2 days ago
Unnecessary medication. Tests that don't reveal the problem, or uncover a "problem" that isn't really there. Procedures that have more risk than benefit. A new study highlights some of the most egregious examples of medical overuse in America. The goal is not to shame anyone, but to make healthcare more effective and efficient.
University of Maryland School of Medicine