Tag: Alternative Medicine

December 10, 2018 Joe Brady

Having trouble getting in to see a real doctor lately? Join the club. In a recent poll conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, most people reported going to urgent care because they believe it is more convenient and takes less time than going to…

November 11, 2018 Joe Brady

A great big thank you to all who participated by filling out a survey or attending the classes in the Community Med School pilot study. We are headed to Harvard Medical School this week to make our presentation and hopefully make a strong argument for a larger study. Special thanks to Barbe Ratcliffe with the…

October 8, 2018 Joe Brady

Though never to be used as a substitute for medical treatment, mind/body practices such as Tai Chi, Yoga, and meditation have proven to be valuable adjunct therapies for people with cancer. Actually, we all get cancer at least a half a million times in our lives. That according to the late Nobel prizes winning tumor…

October 1, 2018 Joe Brady

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Benjamin Franklin Quality health education programs have the potential to improve the health and quality of life for millions of people. In the United States, 85% of adults do not achieve the recommended amount of physical activity and 32.2% of men and 35.5% of women…

September 24, 2018 Joe Brady

“Health illiteracy causes more deaths than cancer, diabetes or any other major killer” Walter Bortz M.D. Quality health education programs teaching evidence-based medicine have the potential to improve the health and quality of life for millions of people. The Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine at Oxford University is offering free access to a wealth of resources…

September 16, 2018 Joe Brady

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, one whole group of therapeutic exercises involve what is called “Nature’s Therapy”.  The ancient Chinese believed that there is something inherently therapeutic about being around nature. Sunbathing, air baths, water therapy even gardening have their place in the constellation of therapeutic practices that comprise Traditional Chinese Medicine. To see what modern…

September 3, 2018 Joe Brady

The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) are calling for more targeted research on alternative treatments for chronic pain management. The opioid epidemic, pain, addiction; and mental health problems require a coordinated scientific effort if we are to stem the tide of opioid deaths in the U.S….

August 26, 2018 Joe Brady

AN OLLI LECTURE SERIES: COMMUNITY MEDICINE IN THE 21ST CENTURY Tuesdays 9:30am-11:30am – Park Hill United Methodist Church 5209 Montview Blvd. “Preventive medicine is education, empowerment and personal responsibility” former Surgeon General of the United States C. Everett Koop M.D. Learn to make sense of alternative medicine and what it can do for you. According to a recent…

August 12, 2018 Joe Brady

Exploring the Promise of Traditional Chinese Medicine Four Saturday’s Sept 8, 15, 22, 29 1:00-2:30 pm. Cost is $40 for all four lectures Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine 1441 York St. Denver, CO 80206 Overview: Take a journey through 5000 years of Traditional Chinese Medicine while learning about the history, theories and clinical applications…

May 6, 2018 Joe Brady

Tips from the “Yellow Emperor’s Medicine Cabinet” Allergies and the Winds of Spring “The three months of Spring are the season for renewal. 
With everything flourishing, the world is full of life.
To accord with the season, go to bed a little later, and get up a little earlier.
 Be patient and let things grow. Go for…