BreathTIME  just ran an article titled, Save Your Breath,  in the November 16, 2015 issue  in which they site several scientific studies proving that deep breathing is actually good for our health. To their credit, they also mention that forms of yoga and mediation have know this for millennia. Quote from featured researcher, Dr. Luciano Bernardi: “We’ve shown how this simple thing has a fantastic series of effects.” I love it when science catches up with traditional wisdom! TIME Nov. 16, 2015