For the Sake of Your Health Get Out of the House!

“Being happy never goes out of style.” Lilly Pulitzer Why It’s Good to Get Out and Connect with Others During the holiday season, the idea of getting out and about may seem a little overwhelming with all the holiday obligations. However, according to Stanford University, social ties are actually good for your health. Your relationships […]


#BusyBeingHealthy Holiday Edition

Imagine – you’re meeting up with friends and family for your holiday dinner (or party). Everyone is saying to you how good you look. “What have you been doing/What’s your secret?” they ask. You smile and you feel good. And you should! You’ve put in the hard work. You had the willpower to make your […]


Commerce City: Improving Health in Their Community

For 9 years now, Commerce City has been serving its community by hosting a 9Health Fair each fall. This past year alone, they served 668 people, 180 of which were Spanish speakers. “Based on our exit surveys,” says Michelle Halstead, Interim Director of External Affairs and 9Health Fair Site Leader, “78% of participants are visiting […]


#BusyBeingHealthy While Pregnant with Colleen Ferreira

For the last few months, 9Health Fair has been checking in with the crew at 9News on how they stay #BusyBeingHealthy despite their crazy and hectic schedules. Their strategies have been very eye opening and inspiring, but what about when you’re pregnant? You want to be healthy for the baby, right? But when those cravings […]


Talking to Youth about Retail Marijuana

Guest Blog from Good To Know Colorado With retail marijuana legal for adults ages 21 and older in Colorado, it’s more important than ever that if you’re a parent, teacher, coach, or someone that youth trust, that you reinforce the importance of not using it before the legal age. By being prepared to have the […]


November is National Diabetes Awareness Month

Did you know that every 23 seconds, someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with diabetes? That’s according to the American Diabetes Association. Preventing Diabetes If you think you may be at risk for developing diabetes, the Mayo Clinic highly recommends you get more physical activity. By exercising regularly, you can help yourself lower your blood […]


6 Places to Escape the Holiday Chaos

The start of the holiday season is here. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, you may start to notice that everyone on Facebook is sharing what they’re thankful for – if you’re just not feeling it this year… that’s okay! We all know how stressful the holidays can be. Between cooking the turkey and baking […]


Movember November

The men are growing facial hair. And by now, you are, no doubt, visibly aware that it’s “Movember”. For many men, it’s like a month-long holiday from shaving. But, there is a good reason for growing goatees and beards (maybe even a few throwback mustaches). What is Movember Really About, Anyway? The Movember Foundation says […]


When Is It Just Aging Versus Something Serious?

As we get older, we understand that there are going to be changes with our bodies and our minds. You don’t have to settle for feeling less-than-great as you age! So how do you tell the difference between what is normal aging and what might be a clue that something else is going on? Well, […]


If You Found a Mission Worthy of Your Time, Would You Take It?

Maya Angelou once said, “Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” Wouldn’t it be awesome if your job made that possible? For many people who work in healthcare, they are able to be that rainbow. One such person is our very own Lynn Sauve. Lynn is helping to prevent diabetes one Coloradan at a […]