What’s on Your List?

Have you finished your list of New Year’s Resolutions? It’s a great time to reflect on the previous year, set new goals, and take on new interests. It is also a great time to take a look at what your diet and health has been like over the past 12 months. How is your weight […]


First Aid Programs for Mental Health

Whenever mental illness makes the news, it’s usually in a frightening or tragic way. But evidence shows the kinds of mental health disorders most people will encounter are hardly that of headline news. It may be a co-worker having a panic attack, a relative who can’t seem to get out of bed, or a patient […]


How Do You Stay Healthy Through the Holidays?


Staying healthy through the holiday season can be tricky, especially this year with flu season hitting early. With the added exposure to large groups of people and being busier than usual, it is difficult to fight off the germs that are floating around. According to a 9NEWS article, the mall may be one of the worst places to pick up those nasty germs. The main culprits include the following areas:

1) Restrooms sinks 
2) Food court table 
3) Escalator handrails 
4) ATM keypads 
5) Fitting rooms 
6) Gadget shops 
7) Makeup samples

So how do we stay healthy around the holiday season? The CDC sings it perfectly! Check out their 12 tips on how to stay healthy and safe, as they sing to the tune of The Twelve Days of Christmas. From all of us at 9Health Fair, make it a safe, happy and healthy holiday.

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Staying healthy through the holiday season can be tricky, especially this year with flu season hitting early. With the added exposure to large groups of people and being busier than usual, it is difficult to fight off the germs that are floating around. According to a 9NEWS article, the mall may be one of the […]


Did You Eat Breakfast Today?

Most parents remind their kids of the old saying “breakfast is the most important meal of the day”. Well, actually that’s true, and eating the rights foods can make an even bigger difference with the start to your day. Check out this KidsHealth article for healthy breakfast ideas, what happens if you skip breakfast, and […]


Exercise is Key to Managing Diabetes

We all know the importance of exercise, but have you ever thought about why it is so necessary for people to exercise when they have diabetes? According to the CDC, working out for at least 30 minutes, 5 or more days a week helps control blood glucose, weight and blood pressure. People with diabetes often […]


Is This One on Your New Year’s Resolution List?

The New Year is right around the corner, and one important New Year’s Resolution you can start right away is to stop sitting so much; you actually may live longer. Mounting research, according to AARP Health, supports the theory that sitting is the new smoking and that it increases the risk of obesity, diabetes, cancer […]


What Are Your BP Numbers?

Did you know that about 1 out of every 3 adults in the United States has high blood pressure? The condition itself usually has no symptoms and you can have it for years before it becomes a problem. Take this Blood Pressure Quiz and challenge your HBP knowledge. Getting the care and information you need, […]


Holiday Meals and Diabetes: A Combination that Can Work

With the holiday’s right around the corner, food is abundant, and the sweets are so hard to resist. If you are someone who is diabetic, the challenge is even greater when it comes to eating during this festive season. However, holiday meals and traditions don’t have to disrupt your diabetes plan. There are many ways […]


Eating on the Holidays with Diabetes

The holidays are upon us, and here come the goodies. The holiday season can be a difficult time for diabetics with all the temptations of various foods. This can present a special challenge when it comes to eating healthy and the way your body wants you to. The key to navigating any holiday gathering is […]


Eating on the Holidays with Diabetes

The holidays are upon us, and here come the goodies. The holiday season can be a difficult time for diabetics with all the temptations of various foods. This can present a special challenge when it comes to eating healthy and the way your body wants you to. The key to navigating any holiday gathering is […]