Mental health benefits of laughter and exercise

Is laughter really the best medicine? What about exercise? As part of our educational series for Mental Health Awareness Month, we covered both things and talked about how they can improve your mental health and overall health. We all know exercise is good for our bodies, but it is good for our minds as well, […]

Mental Health Awareness Month – Resources in Colorado

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and throughout May 9Health will use Facebook Live to feature different mental health topics and connect you to resources in Colorado. We talked to two different organizations that help fill the gap of mental health care in our state – Spark the Change Colorado and Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners. […]

Have you attended a 9Health Fair? It’s results time!

  Congratulations on owning your health and attending a 9Health Fair this spring! If you haven’t attended yet there are just three more, click here for details, or see below. Getting regular screenings for common health concerns, even if you have no symptoms, can help detect problems early and help you benefit from easier and more effective treatment. […]

Colorado asks: What do you want to know about Health?

9Health and Colorado’s Office of eHealth Innovation want to hear from you! 9Health and Colorado’s Office of eHealth Innovation invite you to take the survey to share what kinds of health and wellness tools are most important to you. Take the Survey After gathering input from hundreds of stakeholders across Colorado, you get to weigh […]

Culinary Medicine: MIND Diet

Culinary Medicine is using food to cure and prevent chronic diseases, like Alzheimer’s. We have been talking about Culinary Medicine for several weeks as part of an in-depth health education series. What you eat affects the health of your brain and eating the right things can reduce your risk for Alzheimer’s. Dr. Jennifer Bolton, a […]

Making Cooking Healthy Easier

As part of a new, in-depth health education series, we have been talking about Culinary Medicine for the last few weeks and have made some great, healthy recipes. We thought we should also demonstrate some kitchen skills to help make those recipes and show how easy it can be to eat healthy at home. We […]

Calling All Phlebotomists!

As we approach the spring health fair season, in our 40th year, we need more volunteers to make it all happen. One of the most popular screenings at a 9Health Fair is the blood chemistry screening. To make sure that is available to fair participants, we need phlebotomists – or medical professionals skilled at drawing […]

Culinary Medicine: Cancer Prevention

Using food to prevent cancer. Lots of fruits and vegetables are key says Dr. Jennifer Bolton, a registered dietitian at Project Wellness 365, and professor at Metropolitan State University in Denver. She shared a great recipe that’s loaded with vegetables, a cauliflower quinoa risotto primavera. Cauliflower Quinoa Risotto Primavera Ingredients: 2½ cups cauliflower florets, cut in 1-inch […]

Vaping and Teen Health – What You Need to Know

Colorado teens are vaping more than all other teens across the country, nearly double the national average according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, “Kids as young as middle school age are vaping and up to 30% of high school seniors are using vape products. It’s a big deal in Colorado and […]

Culinary Medicine: Recipe for Heart Health Month

February is Heart Health Month so we thought it would be a perfect opportunity to share a recipe for those that have heart disease or are at risk for developing heart disease. We talked with Dr. Jennifer Bolton, a registered dietitian at Project Wellness 365, and professor at Metropolitan State University in Denver. She did […]