Author: Joe Brady

March 1, 2021 Joe Brady

Leading Scientists Discuss Their Scientific & Personal Encounters with Qi SEE HISTORIC SUMMIT “THE SCIENCE OF QI” with Harvard Osher Center Director, Dr. Peter Wayne, author of “Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi” in discussion with Dr. Richard Hammerschlag, neuro-biologist and naturopathic researcher. A profound 2-hour exchange with audience questions. Brought to you by…

February 22, 2021 Joe Brady

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether, at twenty or eighty, anyone who keeps learning is young.” Henry Ford Lifelong Learning opportunities at the University of Denver’s OLLI Spring term, and Summer opportunities at Oxford University. Choose from hundreds of courses from two of the top Universities in the world. Take classes for your own…

February 17, 2021 Joe Brady

According to the World Health Organization,  active aging is defined as “the process of optimizing opportunities for health, participation, and security in order to enhance the quality of life as people age.”   People can stay active throughout their lifespans by participating in social, cultural, economic, spiritual, and civic affairs. That can include paid and volunteer…

February 9, 2021 Joe Brady

The good news is we are entering the “light at the end of a long dark tunnel” phase of the COVID -19 Pandemic. The bad news is it’s more than just a little confusing just how to go about getting your vaccine. In general, you need to contact your health care provider and see what…

February 1, 2021 Joe Brady

Grand Rounds Osher Institute for Integrative medicine, Harvard Medical School/ Brigham and Women’s Hospital Date: Tuesday, February 2nd at 8:00-9:00 am on ZoomRegister Here Stress impacts aging in multiple ways; stress management over the lifespan is increasingly recognized as a strategy to promote healthy aging of the body and mind. Integrative medicine practices like yoga, tai…

January 26, 2021 Joe Brady

The Superior Doctor is a Teacher Ancient Chinese Proverb “Preventive Medicine is Education” Former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop M.D. Life-long learning programs in the community have a great potential to improve the health and well-being of older adults and is likely to be a growing trend as baby boomers reach retirement age.  However actual…

January 19, 2021 Joe Brady

Discover Magazine article discusses the science of acupuncture Although acupuncture has been around for 3,000 years and is often used today to treat pain in both people and animals, there are still research questions to be answered, including whether it matters where needles are placed on the body. In a recent article in the magazine Discover,…

January 10, 2021 Joe Brady

Grand Rounds: Harvard Medical School, Free Zoom Lecture At this month’s Integrative Medicine Grand Rounds, David Eisenberg, MD, will present his talk Teaching Kitchens as Learning Laboratories of the Future. David M. Eisenberg, MD, is the director of culinary nutrition and adjunct associate professor of nutrition at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health….

January 5, 2021 Joe Brady

From mask-wearing to getting a vaccine to losing weight, 2021 will very much become whatever we make it. So much of the last year was out of our control that 2020 by far goes down as one of the worst years in history. 2021 will be a year of doubling down on precautions and if…

December 28, 2020 Joe Brady

While most of us are in vaccine purgatory, waiting for our turn, there are definite steps we all can take to improve our mental and physical health and even improve our body’s ability to utilize the vaccine and enhance its effectiveness. While public health officials have been focused upon the pandemic response from a medical…