Posts Tagged ‘120411_news’

COL Brian Rees Published in Military Medicine about Meditation

Posted on Thursday, December 1st, 2011

A new pilot study published in Military Medicine shows that Iraq and Afghanistan veterans experienced a 50% drop in PTSD symptoms by the 4th week of Transcendental Meditation practice, and even greater improvements by two months and three months. The study, titled “Effects of Transcendental Meditation (TM) in Veterans of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) and [read more]

Fox News & Wall Street Journal on Operation Warrior Wellness

Posted on Monday, April 4th, 2011

A Fox News video report about “Operation Warrior Wellness,” the David Lynch Foundation’s program to make the TM technique available to military personal and veterans, is now available online. See “Meditating With the Stars – Stars like Russell Brand lend a hand to veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder through the practice of Transcendental Meditation.” [read more]

Radio Health Journal Interviews Dr. David Leffler & Jerry Yellin

Posted on Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

Dr. David Leffler, the Executive Director at the Center for Advanced Military Science (CAMS), and Jerry Yellin, co-director of Operation Warrior Wellness, were interviewed on the program Radio Health Journal by host Reed Pence on the topic “Treating and Preventing PTSD in the Armed Forces.” The show was syndicated to 440 of America’s radio stations. [read more]

Jerry Yellin and Dr. David Leffler Published in The Sri Lanka Guardian

Posted on Sunday, March 6th, 2011

The Sri Lanka Guardian published an article (6 March 2011) by Jerry Yellin and Dr. David Leffler titled: Find the Best Way for Combating PTSD in the Sri Lankan Military. They cite scientific research showing that all meditation practices are not the same and different meditation techniques use different procedures which have different effects on [read more]

Lieutenant Dan Burke, US Navy SEAL Teams (Ret.) (1964 – 2011)

Posted on Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

The late Dan Burke was a combat veteran of US Navy SEAL Teams, a prior-enlisted “mustang” who retired after eight years of active duty and twelve years of US Navy Reserves duty. He earned his B.A. in the Science of Creative Intelligence (summa cum laude) and M.A. in Professional Writing (with honors) from Maharishi University [read more]