What Are Your Beliefs Around Fate?

According to a Washington Times article, over half the country believes in fate. Are you one of them? We’re not here to tell you one way or the other what you should believe, but we have to admit, when we hear the stories of people who take advantage of 9Health Fair, you sometimes have to […]


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 […]


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 […]


Supporting Community Outreach Through Your Health

It all started with some bruising. There was no real reason for it, yet the bruises were happening anyway. It was often enough for Denise Chambers to begin to wonder if she should have it looked at. The Discovery of a Rare Cancer As it turns out, the bruising was indicating a serious problem. Denise, […]


How Caring for Others Can Help You Overcome Grief

Losing a loved one can be crippling. Anyone who has ever lost a loved one knows it’s hard and it takes great strength to move forward. 9Health Fair’s beloved Edith Thompson knows this all too well. She lost her husband in February of 2006. Later that fall, she lost her father. Then, in 2009 she […]


How to Fill the Medicare Gap with 9Health Fair

“When I became eligible to receive Medicare, I was not aware of the fact that some of my blood tests would not be covered,” says Barbara Jones. Does this experience sound familiar? If so, you’re not alone. Many people who switch to Medicare come to the same discovery. Luckily for Barbara, she knew 9Health Fair […]


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 […]


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 […]


The Ladies that Take Care of 9Health Fair

“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln No matter your age, we all know how important the bonds of friendship are in our lives. Even those who are part of a couple look forward to girls’ night and guys’ night. According […]


When Heart Disease Runs in the Family

Imagine this scenario: One minute, you’re healthy. You’re having a blast, running a race with your family and all is good. The next, you are unconscious. For 24 minutes, paramedics are pumping your chest and performing CPR. Your family is distraught and terrified. You shouldn’t make it… yet, you do. You should have brain damage… […]