Nutrition check: What to eat to stay healthy during a pandemic

Surviving through a pandemic doesn’t mean you have to neglect your preventive health and nutrition.  In fact, now more than ever a healthy diet can help you protect yourself. Poor nutrition and unhealthy diets can lead to diet related diseases such as obesity, heart disease, diabetes and a variety of other nutrition-related diseases, small changes can help to prevent these […]

Q&A: Study identifies blood type as a marker of risk for severe COVID-19 response

Author: Allison Levine, 9NEWS For months now, doctors have known age plays a role in how people respond to COVID-19. Health conditions like heart disease and diabetes can also impact the severity of the infection. But a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests genetic markers might also help identify individuals who are most at risk for […]

Are you at risk for sleep apnea?

Sleep apnea is a serious disorder in which someone starts and stops breathing repeatedly while they sleep. Untreated sleep apnea can lead to serious complications like high blood pressure, pulmonary hypertension, and even increase your risk of car accidents. One way to check your risk right now is with our free online assessment – click […]

Reduce your risk for heart complications

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is even more important for all of us to take care of our overall health and pay attention to risk factors for chronic conditions. 9Health has developed free online risk assessments so you can see where you stand. […]

Older Adults and Increased Risk for COVID-19

In the months since we all learned about the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in March, many things have changed about the way we live, work, and play. The global pandemic has certainly changed everyday life from going to the grocery store to visiting family and friends and especially monitoring our health and seeking medical care. If […]

Reducing your risk and preventing diabetes during a pandemic

9Health is all about prevention and while it is always important to take care of your overall health and pay attention to risk factors for chronic conditions, it is even more important now during the COVID-19 pandemic. Because of the novel coronavirus, new attention is being given to preexisting or underlying conditions. Diabetes is one […]