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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction course offered by Osher Center for Integrative Medicine

Jul. 28, 2020—Mindfulness is a way of learning to relate directly to whatever is happening in your life, a way of taking charge of your life, a way of doing something for yourself that no one else can do for you—consciously and systematically working with your own stress, illness and the challenges and demands of everyday life.

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Osher Center for Integrative Medicine offers Professional Development in Mindfulness Facilitation course

Jul. 26, 2020—This 50-hour training course is designed for those who have experienced the transformative beauty of mindfulness practice in their own lives and wish to bring it into their work with others.

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Vanderbilt Osher 2018 summer term features Fisk courses

May. 4, 2018—A survey of world art featuring Fisk collections, Nashville's diverse musical history, and cast-iron cooking are among summer classes offered by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt.

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Mindfulness experts call for more scientific rigor, less hype

Oct. 11, 2017—David Vago, Ph.D., is one of the principal authors of a “Mind the Hype” article in Perspectives on Psychological Science that calls for more scientific evaluation, circumspect reporting and uniform treatment standards for mindfulness and meditation.

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Expanded health plan benefits, salary range changes ahead

Sep. 28, 2017—For 2018, the Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) employee health plan will offer an array of insurance options and new wellness services.

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Osher Center to study standards for mindfulness training

Jul. 20, 2017—As mindfulness grows in popularity as a treatment option for conditions ranging from anxiety to chronic pain, experts in integrative medicine at Vanderbilt are doing research to better quantify its effectiveness and setting standards for how it is administered.

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WLC-EAP offers mindfulness videos for employees

Mar. 31, 2017—Work/Life Connections–EAP has produced a series of videos about mindfulness as a stress-reducer, featuring Linda Manning of the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Vanderbilt.

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Osher Center offers multiple back pain treatment options

Mar. 9, 2017—The Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Vanderbilt offers most of the treatments in the new guidelines for back pain recently recommended by the American College of Physicians, but misconceptions about those treatments remain a barrier to care.

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Rooted Community Health Lecture Series to address sustainability, ecology and health

Oct. 28, 2016—Lectures scheduled for November 2016 and January and March 2017 will highlight the intersections of human health and environmental sustainability through the common bond of food.

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Performance will address addiction and recovery Oct. 15

Oct. 12, 2016—The contemporary dance company Nashville in Motion and the Peter Moon Band will present “Fix: What’s Your Monkey?” beginning at 7 p.m. Oct. 15 in Ingram Hall. The rock show addresses addiction and recovery through dance, comedy and drama.

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Harvard’s Vago named Osher Center research director

Jul. 21, 2016—David Vago, Ph.D., will join the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation on Sept. 1 as director of research.

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Sign up now for Vanderbilt Osher Institute summer term

May. 24, 2016—Symphony 101, healthy cooking, and Motown music are among the Osher Lifelong Institute at Vanderbilt summer 2016 classes for all adults 50 and older.

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