How is Health Care in Colorado Working for You?

Do you run into barriers when it comes to health care? Access is important and you should be able to get the care you need to stay healthy without access issues or unpredictable costs. At 9Health Fair, we provide the opportunity for access to health through our 9Health Fairs. Attending a fair is a great […]

Is Health and Prevention a Community Responsibility?

The American Cancer Society has updated their guidelines on nutrition and physical activity for cancer prevention. Creating social and physical environments that support healthy behaviors within communities can make a big difference. See the four major recommendations and what responsibilities we have as a society to make it easier to accomplish these goals. What are […]

How Often Do You Take Your Heart on a Walk?

Our heart is very vulnerable to stress, many times brought on by poor diet, lack of exercise and uncontrolled stress. Do you know that your heart is the main battery driving the circulation in your body to supply you with nutrients and oxygen? The only thing it is lacking is your reciprocation to help improve […]

How is Your Stress Level?

Stress levels for Americans have taken a decidedly downward turn across the USA, except for young adults, whose stress is higher than the national norm, according to USA Today. On a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 meaning “little or no-stress” and 10 meaning a “great deal of stress”, the 2012 average is 4.9, […]

Take a Stand for Your Heart

Heart disease kills an estimated 630,000 Americans each year. It’s the leading cause of death for both men and women. To prevent heart disease and increase awareness of its affects, February is a month to spread the word about living healthy and finding ways to prevent heart disease. According to the CDC, nearly 1 out […]

How is Your Family’s Dental Health?

With February being National Children’s Dental Health Month, it is a great time to start thinking about scheduling those dentist appointments. Taking care of your mouth and teeth starting in childhood is important in order to avoid lasting impacts on your oral health as an adult. Take this Oral Health Quiz to test your […]

Have You Had Your Fruit Today?

Did you know that eating three or more servings of blueberries and strawberries per week may help women reduce their risk of heart attack by as much as a third, according to data from the Nurses’ Health Study II? Blueberries and strawberries contain high levels of naturally occurring compounds called dietary flavonoids. Check out this […]

How is Your Heart Health?

With February being Heart Health Month, it’s a great time to think about the many things you can do to keep your heart ticking and make sure it stays healthy. Your age, gender and family history play a big part in your risk for heart disease, but there are many lifestyle choices that you can […]