Discussing Obesity

Last week on social media, we shared a blog post about the important but sensitive topic of obesity. We used a photo that has been used before, but it started a good discussion. Obesity and the Negative Stigma One of the goals of the OAC is to remove the negative stigma around obesity. They offer […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Sy DeReauxchette

Sy DeReauxchette is the winner of the 2017 Henry P. Becton Volunteer Impact Award (named in honor of the former Becton-Dickinson Chairman). On a Whim We love to hear our volunteer stories. Every single one of you has one. You might not think it’s that interesting, but we certainly do. So do your fellow volunteers. […]

How Do You Know if You’re Suffering from Anxiety?

Here’s the shocking thing about anxiety that we just learned from Family Nurse Practitioner Bonnie Thomas – “Anxiety most commonly begins in childhood, adolescence or early adulthood with the median age of onset of anxiety being 11 years old, which means half of the people have their first episode by this age.” Thomas, one of […]

Take Some Pressure Off Yourself. Too Skinny is Bad for Your Bones

Yes, here at 9Health, we talk all the time of the importance of maintaining a healthy weight. But we mean it when we say, “healthy weight.” We don’t want anyone to be underweight either. Oh, the Pressure! We all feel pressure to achieve the perfect body. Not just women, men too. We all feel it. […]