The flu and heart health

You have likely heard it several times already, get your flu shot. In addition to reducing your risk of getting the flu there is another good reason – to protect your heart. Studies have shown that the flu is associated with an increased risk of heart attack and stroke, “There’s a sixfold increase risk of […]

Breast cancer screening delays during the pandemic

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, we wanted to catch up with doctor, professor, and cancer survivor Michelle Tollefson. She shared her breast cancer journey with us last year. Her cancer was found just one year after she had a perfectly normal mammogram. A lump was found so close to her chest wall that […]

Mental illness awareness and resiliency

Mental illness awareness and resiliency One in five adults in America lives with a mental illness, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. The first full week of October is Mental Illness Awareness Week. It exists to help raise awareness about different mental health conditions and to reduce the stigma. For Mental Illness Awareness […]

Flu season 2020

Reducing the spread of respiratory illnesses, like the flu, is more important than ever this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. And, the time to get your flu shot is now. 9Health and Safeway/Albertsons will again be providing free flu shots or flu shot vouchers at 9Health Fairs this fall. You must make an appointment […]

Doc Talk with 9Health Expert, Dr. Payal Kohli

Post by Ryan Hecht  with the Arvada Chamber of Commerce On September 30, 2020, the Arvada Chamber of Commerce hosted a Doc Talk, with Dr. Payal Kohli. In partnership with 9Health, this free webinar covered a number of questions related to COVID-19, including steps businesses and individuals need to take to stay safe and updates on […]