Start the New Year with Health Insurance Coverage

We are halfway through Open Enrollment and the deadline for January 1 coverage is Friday, December 15. In Colorado, Open Enrollment for 2018 health plans will conclude on January 12, 2018. After the end of Open Enrollment, only if someone has a life changing event like getting married, moving, or having a baby, will they […]


9 Things Your Doctor Wants You to Know

Health is happening everywhere, every day, all around us. Oftentimes, the best place to think and reflect on our health is when we’re sitting in our doctor’s office. One person who thinks about your health, maybe even more than you do, is your doctor. Dr. Karen Polsky, who is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, has […]


TMD (Also Known As TMJ): How to Prevent It & How To Treat It

Say this one five times fast: Temporomandibular joint dysfunction. It’s a fairly common problem affecting the chewing muscles and joints connecting your lower jaw to your skull that can cause serious jaw pain. So, what can you do to make sure you don’t get it? The same things you can do on your own at […]


Help with health insurance: Are you leaving money on the table?

By Kevin Patterson Chief Executive Officer Connect for Health Colorado Thousands of Coloradans could receive monthly financial help with their health insurance but don’t know it. Even if an individual makes as much as $48,000 a year ($98,000 for a family of four), they will get financial help to lower their health insurance costs, if […]


How I Saved Money on Healthcare During my Latest Health Emergency

Here at 9Health Fair, we often come up with our health-related blog ideas through our own personal health journeys. Like many of you, we too are navigating the confusing, complicated world that is healthcare, be it health insurance, finding out what a procedure is going to cost, or in this case, trying to make sure […]


Vaccination – What You Need and When

We’ve been talking a lot about flu shots lately. It’s that time of year. But that may not be the only vaccination you need. Let’s take a look at some of the more common vaccinations out there to see what you may need, starting with the flu shot. Flu Shot Anyone older than six months […]


Stress and Adult Students – How to Overcome it

by Lindsay Maynard, Colorado Christian University This is a guest blog by Colorado Christian University. While the blog is centered around adult learners, we share it with you because the same tips apply whether you’re an adult learner, volunteer, parent, etc. If you’re earning your degree as an adult student, balancing work, family life, and […]


9 Technologies Driving Innovation in Healthcare

Major health innovations are happening all the time. Some right here in Colorado. We are exploring the innovations that could affect your health in the next few years… or sooner! What Makes This Time in Our History Prime for Technological Advancements? One of the biggest reasons for seeing so much innovation around technology and healthcare […]


Do You Know Where to Go for Care?

Guest blog courtesy of the Where for Care campaign When you or your family member has an unexpected health need – whether it’s an emergency or a small pain – do you know where you should go for care? There are more options now than before – especially around the Denver metro area – with […]


Which “Milk” is the Right Milk for You?

One of our most popular Facebook Live episodes was about alternative milk. Just walk down that aisle in the grocery store and you’ll see quite the variety of options: almond milk, hemp milk, oat milk, soy milk, etc. With so many options, it may be hard to decide which milk is the healthiest option for […]