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. […]

Older Adults and Increased Risk for COVID-19

In the months since we all learned about the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in March, many things have changed about the way we live, work, and play. The global pandemic has certainly changed everyday life from going to the grocery store to visiting family and friends and especially monitoring our health and seeking medical care. If […]

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 […]

Women’s health during COVID-19

Are you pregnant and worried about the coronavirus? What about other women, should you postpone your annual exam? What things should we all be doing to stay healthy? We talked with two OB/GYNs on Facebook Live. Dr. Danica Larson and Dr. Vy Rossi answered our questions. For moms that are expecting, it can be stressful to […]

Tips for everyday life during the coronavirus

With a constant flow of “new” information being released almost hourly, it is common to feel scared and overwhelmed about everyday tasks. It can be difficult to know what is and is not safe, but it can be even more challenging to address how to get through day to day tasks that have been disrupted […]

Coronavirus through the eyes of a doctor

9Health Expert Dr. Payal Kohli shares her personal thoughts and reactions to the new coronavirus, COVID-19 spread. She will continue to add to this blog as the situation develops and changes. 4/3/2020: I woke up yesterday with a scratchy throat and sneezing and immediately, my heart sank.  “This is it” I thought.  “I have COVID-19. Am I […]

Advice from a doctor: Coronavirus do’s and don’ts

With all that information out there about the new coronavirus, COVID-19, we can’t help but feel overwhelmed about what we should and shouldn’t be doing today. Here are some do’s and don’ts from our 9Health Expert Dr. Payal Kohli that you can do to protect yourself today from the COVID-19 coronavirus. DO’s 1. Do wear […]

9Health Expert answers questions about the new coronavirus, COVID-19

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to increase around the country so do the questions we all have. 9Health Expert Dr. Payal Kohli addressed some of the top questions she has received as of the start of March. What would you tell moms about what we know about the coronavirus in children? In the epidemiological […]

Have You Checked Your Cholesterol Lately?

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), heart disease is one of the leading causes of death. Almost 1 in 3 American adults is living with high cholesterol levels, which is a risk factor for heart disease and stroke. Knowing our cholesterol levels can help us make better lifestyle choices to protect our heart […]