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Yoga tied to better sleep after cancer

People take part in a free weekly yoga class on the front lawn of Parliament Hill in Ottawa By Veronica Hackethal, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Practicing yoga may help people who have had cancer sleep better and reduce their use of sleep aids, according to a new study. Researchers found study participants, mostly women with a history of breast cancer, reported significant improvements in sleep quality and sleep duration when they attended yoga sessions twice per week. The study’s lead author called it “the kind of study that doctors typically look to when changing the standard of care with patients. …

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