Tips on Healthy Eating This Holiday Season

Guest Blog by Wendy Fisher, MPH, RD It’s holiday time again and the days between Thanksgiving and New Years’ can be filled with temptation. You don’t have to sacrifice taste or traditions to stay on track this holiday season. Here are some tips to help you enjoy the season without weight gain or bouncing blood glucose control.   BE REALISTIC  Instead […]

Helpful Tips To Improve Your Nutrition IQ

Nutrition Spotlight: Wendy Fisher, RD at Arkansas Valley Regional Medical CenterInterview by Kristin Richert      In a time where many of us are staying inside and leading more sedentary lifestyles, proper nutrition has become more important than ever. In addition to more energy, better nutrition can help boost your immune system, increase longevity, and lower your risk of (or help manage) diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and more.   […]

Access To Mental Health Care in Rural Colorado

Interview conducted and written by Alex Andrews and Kristin Reichert The holidays can be a stressful time for some, but this holiday season is coming with its own unique set of challenges. Living through a pandemic means a lot of self-sacrifices when it comes to the quality time spent with friends and family, which may increase feelings of isolation, anxiety, and even depression.   The rate of […]

How do you manage your stress?

Guest Blog By Dr. Kari Williams, RMA (AMT), CPT (NHA), CET (NHA), BS, DC  Dr. Kari Williams has been involved in education for more than 20 years. She has taught many clinical and diagnostic courses at Life University College of Chiropractic (Georgia); currently teaches for the Health Science Department at Purdue Global University; and is the program director […]

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 […]

Managing Your Mental Health During COVID-19

The outbreak of the new coronavirus, COVID-19 is stressful for many individuals throughout the world. Fear and anxiety associated with the disease can be overwhelming and cause a significant impact on our mental health. We recently spoke with a panel about how to manage your anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic. What are the signs I […]

Make A Difference With The 2020 Census

Take 10 Minutes – Answer 10 Questions – Impact 10 Years The Census counts every person living in the United States once, only once, and in the right place.  9Health supports the Census because much of the federal funding for community health for the next ten years will be determined by an accurate count.  You […]

Is Tax Time the New Season of Giving?

Tax time creates a new season of giving to support 9Health A new program allows you to use your state income tax return to make a big difference in your community and here’s why 9Health is a perfect fit to make the impact you want in YOUR community! When you give to 9Health, you make […]

Can being lonely be harmful to our health?

A Cigna study now shows that many of us might not be as healthy as we think, because loneliness in America is at an epidemic level. We all feel lonely sometimes. But this is about more than missing friends or family who are far away, or not having something to do on a given Saturday […]

Prevention Series: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure!

Many of us know that it can be expensive to manage medical issues and diseases. Unfortunately, there are still many Americans who are unaware that prevention is a vital tool to help people avoid high medical costs. Being proactive about preventive health will result in a healthier you and it can save you money in […]