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 […]

When Helping Others Actually Helps Ourselves

We all have “that” family member. The one who is not concerned with their health. If you’re not “that” family member, then it’s likely you’re the one who is encouraging your family to check in on their health from time to time. That’s Lindsey Bustamante. Lindsey’s Story Lindsey just wanted her dad to check up […]

Healthy Memorial Day Recipes for Your Specific Health Needs

After each health fair, our Health and Wellness Team, comprised of medical professionals, call people whose results indicate a critical or alert status. What this means is one or more of their baseline levels (think cholesterol, thyroid, Hemoglobin A1c) is so far out-of-range that they need to seek medical treatment immediately. In the last month, […]

True or False: Ignorance is bliss.

Taking a deep dive into your health can be a bit intimidating. Many people want to live in ignorance for fear of discovering something scary about their health. But, what if you could avoid scary health issues? Remember, early detection is key. And for many people, their health results are confirmation that their health is […]