letter as a response to the recently published article titled "The Effect of Yoga on Stress Reduction among Medical Students"
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I am writing this letter as a response to the recently published article titled "The Effect of Yoga on Stress Reduction among Medical Students" in the International Journal of Integrated Medical Research. Firstly, I would like to commend the authors for conducting such an important study and for sharing their findings with the medical community.
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