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May 16, 2020 Joe Brady

Help us understand how to keep the mind and body healthy If you are 30 or older and participate in lifelong learning and/or integrative medicine, you may be eligible to participate in a research study. Community Med School: A Study in Lifelong Learning and Integrative Medicine Take a simple survey and help us to understand…

March 23, 2020 Joe Brady

Apologies for sending excessive emails, but we are trying our best to provide the best and most accurate information we can find. To clarify a few things about our last post and to provide some caution and clarity observations from Dr. Kathryn Hallsten, MD. Clarification: The self-checker was never intended to be a substitute for…

March 20, 2020 Joe Brady

Yes, there actually is a Saint Corona and she is considered the patron saint of plagues and epidemics! The Corona Virus was named for the crown-like structure on the virus. The word Corona is Latin for a crown. Interestingly, there is a St. Corona in the Catholic Church. Her story is that Corona was only…

March 16, 2020 Joe Brady

We recognize that the recent global outbreak of COVID-19, or Coronavirus, has created a sense of anxiety, fear, and even panic for many people. We want to address this situation with an abundance of preparation and caution as we do not yet know exactly how this will affect us here in the Denver area. While…

February 23, 2020 Joe Brady

Mindfulness meditation encompasses a wide variety of meditation practices. Everything from formal meditations like prayer, Zen or transcendental meditation to active meditations like tai chi and yoga are forms of mindful meditation. Even reading a good book is meditation at a very simple and enjoyable level. Anything that forces us to focus the mind on…

October 27, 2019 Joe Brady

Nowhere is controlling pain a more pressing issue than in the military. Since time immemorial soldiers have suffered chronic pain long after the battle is over. Many times the pain lingers for the rest of their lives. In traditional Chinese medicine, martial artists tended to be specialists in pain. Both in inflicting it and also…

September 22, 2019 Joe Brady

Food is medicine, Hippocrates reportedly said: “Let food be thy medicine, and let medicine be thy food.” We all know this is true yet with all the confusing and seemingly conflicting information out there about diet and nutrition it is hard to know what is right. Former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop made the point in his 1988 Surgeon General’s Report…

August 26, 2019 Joe Brady

Prompted by a call from the National Academy of Medicine for improved national data on pain, a recent study provides new insights concerning pain trends and opioid use for pain management. 41% of U.S. Adults Suffering From at Least One Painful Health Condition Researchers showed that the number of U.S. adults suffering from at least…

July 14, 2019 Joe Brady

Inflammation is an important part of your immune system. When there is an injury the body responds by inflaming the area so antibodies can enter the area and healing can take place. When there is a virus or bacteria injuring the body the body fights it by inducing systemic inflammation in the form of a fever….

June 23, 2019 Joe Brady

Licit and illicit drug use in the US continues to skyrocket. As the stress of the modern world increases people seek to escape the stress of daily life in many ways, some healthy and many times with unhealthy methods. Using drugs like alcohol, opioids and methamphetamines are contributing to a decrease in American life expectancy,…