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November 9, 2020 Joe Brady

Early results from the coronavirus vaccine being developed by Pfizer show their vaccine may be as much as 90% effective! If this data holds up and the studies confirm its safety, this is the most encouraging news we have had on the COVID-19 front. Pfizer is still required to continue following up on 43,000 folks…

November 2, 2020 Joe Brady

A strong mind and a strong body go together. Healthy activities that fully engage the mind and body are some of the most popular activities in the world today. More enjoyable than activities that are done absentmindedly, activities like tai chi, yoga, meditation, relaxation techniques, and therapies such as massage therapy, and acupuncture all have…

October 26, 2020 Joe Brady

Anxiety is a feeling of worry, nervousness, or fear about an event or situation. It’s normal for people to feel anxious in response to stress. Sometimes, however, anxiety becomes a severe, persistent problem that’s hard to control and affects day-to-day life; if you have this type of problem, you may have an anxiety disorder. About…

October 5, 2020 Joe Brady

Tai chi and qi gong are related mind and body practices that originated in China. Both involve specific postures and gentle movements with mental focus, breathing, and relaxation. Tai Chi has turned out to be an ideal exercise during COVID quarantines in that it can be done outside at socially appropriate distances, requires no equipment…

July 28, 2020 Joe Brady

Simple steps to keep your mind sharp My wife calls it COVID brain. After being stuck at home under stressful circumstances for so long we all begin acting dopey. Like prisoners trapped in solitary confinement, we all begin bouncing off the walls. Scientists know that social isolation contributes to “worse overall cognitive performance and executive…

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…