Reddit asked 9Health Expert Dr. Payal Kohli about the coronavirus. Here’s what was said.

Author: KUSA, 9NEWS Staff 9NEWS Director of Reporting Chris Vanderveen and 9Health Expert Dr. Payal Kohli hosted a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” (it’s generally called an AMA) on Thursday to answer a wide range of questions about the COVID-19 pandemic. Those ran the gamut from everything about why the media isn’t reporting “good news” about […]

Have questions about COVID-19? Join 9Health Expert Dr. Payal Kohli for a Reddit AMA

Author: KUSA, 9NEWS staff With novel coronavirus cases on the rise in numerous states and concerns about a resurgence in Colorado prompting the state to roll back some of its reopening plans, there are lots of new questions about the COVID-19 pandemic. 9Health Expert Dr. Payal Kohli and 9NEWS Director of Reporting Chris Vanderveen will answer your questions […]

Nutrition check: What to eat to stay healthy during a pandemic

Surviving through a pandemic doesn’t mean you have to neglect your preventive health and nutrition.  In fact, now more than ever a healthy diet can help you protect yourself. Poor nutrition and unhealthy diets can lead to diet related diseases such as obesity, heart disease, diabetes and a variety of other nutrition-related diseases, small changes can help to prevent these […]

Q&A: Study identifies blood type as a marker of risk for severe COVID-19 response

Author: Allison Levine, 9NEWS For months now, doctors have known age plays a role in how people respond to COVID-19. Health conditions like heart disease and diabetes can also impact the severity of the infection. But a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests genetic markers might also help identify individuals who are most at risk for […]

Are you at risk for sleep apnea?

Sleep apnea is a serious disorder in which someone starts and stops breathing repeatedly while they sleep. Untreated sleep apnea can lead to serious complications like high blood pressure, pulmonary hypertension, and even increase your risk of car accidents. One way to check your risk right now is with our free online assessment – click […]

Reduce your risk for heart complications

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is even more important for all of us to take care of our overall health and pay attention to risk factors for chronic conditions. 9Health has developed free online risk assessments so you can see where you stand. […]

Reducing your risk and preventing diabetes during a pandemic

9Health is all about prevention and while it is always important to take care of your overall health and pay attention to risk factors for chronic conditions, it is even more important now during the COVID-19 pandemic. Because of the novel coronavirus, new attention is being given to preexisting or underlying conditions. Diabetes is one […]

Checking in on Colorado’s Behavioral Health Task Force

It’s been just over a year since Colorado Governor, Jared Polis directed the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) to create the Colorado Behavioral Health Task Force. The task force was put in place to evaluate the behavioral health system in our state with a plan of creating a statewide strategic blueprint to reform the system by […]

Veterans’ mental health during COVID-19

Veterans face unique mental health challenges and during COVID-19 many are needing additional support. We talked with several experts on Facebook Live about resources for veterans, including details about a new Veterans Hospital Follow-Up Program. You’ll find more about the follow-up services by clicking here. The experts included Corporal Tage Harding with the Marines, Yolanda Webb […]

Supporting the mental health of those in rural communities

Those that live in rural communities in Colorado face unique challenges when trying to receive treatment for mental health conditions including barriers to access care. We talked with several experts on Facebook Live about resources for rural communities including Kate Greenberg the Commissioner for the Colorado Department of Agriculture, Michelle Barnes the Executive Director for […]