Hospitals, Medical Centers Offering Meditation and More

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MARYLAND

The Johns Hopkins School of Public Health Center for Adolescent Health, Baltimore, Md.

The Center for Adolescent Health is conducting a pilot program using yoga to help kids deal with stress.

University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore

The University of Maryland Medical Center offers guided imagery, acupuncture, acupressure, breathing techniques, journaling, art for compassion, music and sound therapy, Reiki and yoga.

MASSACHUSETTS

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has an accredited Department of Integrative Medicine, which offers a number of complementary modalities.

MICHIGAN

Detroit Medical Center, Detroit

The Detroit Medical Center hosts workshops for people with chronic health conditions, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, heart disease, and more. These workshops incorporate a relaxation tape and deep breathing exercises.

MINNESOTA

Abbott Northwestern Hospital Penny George Institute for Health and Healing, Minneapolis

The Penny George Institute for Health and Healing offers a wide range of integrative medicine services, including acupuncture and oriental medicine, therapeutic yoga, energy healing, herbal consultation, mind/body therapies including biofeedback and more.

NEW YORK

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York

The Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center offers mind-body therapies such as meditation and self-hypnosis, as well as a wide array of fitness classes such as yoga and aerobics.

Montefiore Medical Center, New York

At the Montefiore Medical Center, patients treated for cancer are provided with alternative therapies such as aromatherapy, yoga and martial arts. The alternative therapies given to children undergoing chemotherapy and radiation are offered through the hospital's Integrative Medicine and Palliative Care Team.

New York University Cancer Institute, New York

The NYU Cancer Institute offers massage therapy for cancer patients.

New York University Hassenfeld Children's Cancer Center, New York

The Hassenfeld Children's Cancer Center offers massage therapy and Reiki for pediatric cancer patients.

New York University Fertility Center, New York

The New York University Fertility Center offers yoga classes for infertility patients.

New York University Langone Medical Center, New York

The New York University Langone Medical Center offers one-on-one meditation for inpatients and weekly mediation sessions for outpatients for all health and medical conditions.

NORTH CAROLINA

Duke Integrative Medicine, Durham, N.C.

Duke Integrative Medicine offers various techniques including yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercises.

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, N.C.

The Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center offer cancer-specific yoga for cancer patients and survivors, as well as their family members and friends, at no charge. Researchers there are also conducting a pilot study on yoga for brain cancer patients, as well as a research study on yoga for women with breast cancer.

OHIO

The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio

The Christ Hospital offers a complementary medicine program to patients with cancer that includes tai chi, yoga, Reiki and healing touch.

PENNSYLVANIA

Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University and Hospital, Philadelphia

The staff of the Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine includes acupuncturists, nurses, psychologists, massage and movement therapists, and practitioners who teach patients to access the healing potential of their mind and spirit.

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