Mindfulness Day at the Medical Museum

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August 2019

Medical Museum Science Cafe: United States Hospital Ships

August 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
National Museum of Health and Medicine, 2500 Linden Lane
Silver Spring,20910
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Mindfulness Day at the Medical Museum

Beginning in the American Civil War, the Army and Navy fitted out and manned hospital ships to support soldiers, sailors, and Marines fighting on both land and sea. Under international law, these ships enjoy non-combatant status, though this has not always kept them safe in bitterly fought wars. Join museum staff member and historian Steven Hill when he presents a brief history of United States hospital ships and the people who sailed on them: medical staff, sailing crew, and patients.…

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September 2019

Mindfulness Day at the Medical Museum

September 12 @ 8:00 am - 8:30 am
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One event on September 12, 2019 at 12:00 pm

National Museum of Health and Medicine, 2500 Linden Lane
Silver Spring,20910
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Free
Mindfulness Day at the Medical Museum

Join us for a session of guided meditation to start your day and to rejuvenate and restore at mid-day. Learn how military medicine is encouraging the practice of mindfulness to reduce stress, improve emotional balance, increase self-awareness, help with anxiety and depression, and cope more effectively with chronic pain. Two 30-minute mindfulness sessions will take place on the front lawn of the museum, at 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. You are welcome to bring a yoga mat or towel to…

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