3 Tips for an Amazing 9Health Fair Experience

Coloradans are owning their health in great numbers this spring – and we couldn’t be more proud! Nearly 10,000 people have already attended a 9Health Fair, and there are still plenty of locations across the state to choose from! So what are you waiting for? It’s time to get real with your health – register […]


Make Filing Your Taxes More Meaningful with 9Health Fair

If you’re one of those people who procrastinate about filing their taxes (and let’s face it, there are a lot of us!), you might like to learn of a unique and charitable way to make filing your tax returns more palatable! Checkoff Colorado is a simple way to help nonprofits around the state, including 9Health […]


Indulging in Easter While Staying on Track with Your Health Goals

For many of us, the Easter tradition includes Easter egg hunts, chocolate bunnies, jelly beans and other candy. The reason a rabbit and candy have become a tradition is a topic for another day (and another blog). But, we can help you stay on track with your health no matter what holiday or candy you […]


True or False: Ignorance is bliss.

Taking a deep dive into your health can be a bit intimidating. Many people want to live in ignorance for fear of discovering something scary about their health. But, what if you could avoid scary health issues? Remember, early detection is key. And for many people, their health results are confirmation that their health is […]


Are You Safely Handling Your Food?

Guest Blog by Jason Bray, Executive Chef at J Street Food Truck We all worry about food safety practices and cleanliness when we eat out. What would you do if you discovered that your favorite local eatery received a poor health inspection? Never go back? Always worry about getting sick when eating there? Keeping Your […]


How To Talk With Your Kids About Colorado’s Retail Marijuana

Guest Blog by Good to Know As marijuana-related events start to pop up across the state throughout April, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) wants to make sure you have the information you need to be able to talk with the young people in your life about marijuana. Talking with youth about […]


Colorado’s Cottage Foods Law – What You Need to Know

Have you been intrigued by the urban homesteader trend taking over the metro area? Maybe you bought a few backyard chickens… that led to composting, which led to a nice a little productive garden. And now you have more eggs and vegetables than you can eat. If you’re considering selling your harvest, it might not […]


Why You Need to Care About Your Health Finances

Want more money in your savings account? We all do. Probably the best way to save yourself a lot of that hard-earned dough is to stay healthy. Look at these staggering statistics: According to a report on Health Care Spending in 2012, per capita health spending for females was $8,315, about 23 percent more than […]


Caffeine and Workouts: Does One Enhance the Other?

It seems to make sense, doesn’t it? Drink coffee, go workout. The caffeine will then give you an energy boost for your workout. (Note: If you have an irregular heartbeat, heart condition or high blood pressure, consult your doctor before ingesting caffeine prior to your workout.) Coffee + Exercise = Weight Loss Health Magazine cites […]


3 Tips for People Who Want to Be Happier

An article by The Atlantic basically states that the smarter you are, the less likely it is that you’re happy. Sounds surprising, doesn’t it? You can read the article and why that may be here, but for this post, we want to focus on the positive. If you’re one of those intelligent people who wants […]