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Over the past century, Emory's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing has evolved from a small training school in a 50-bed hospital to a school that now graduates more than 200 baccalaureate, master, and doctoral students each year. Emory is ranked among the top 10 private U.S. schools of nursing, with the goal of becoming the best private nursing school in the nation. The mission of the school is to educate nurse leaders and scholars, generate new knowledge, and improve health and health care, all in service to the global community.

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Mindfulness 101: An Introduction to Mindfulness

What is mindfulness? What does it mean to be a mindful person? Susan Bauer-Wu, of Emory University, explains. Bauer-Wu is the author of Leaves Falling Gently, which teaches how mindfulness can help people with chronic illness, chronic stress or pain.

Breastfeeding and Childhood Obesity

Did you know that breastfeeding reduces the incidence of childhood obesity? Maeve Howett, a breastfeeding expert at Emory University's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, explains why.