Minority Mental Health Month

Mental illness does not discriminate, it impacts everyone. However, systemic racism and social stratification mean that minority groups are more likely to live in poverty with less access to mental healthcare and more likely to face discrimination when seeking care. July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. We discussed the mental health issues that minority […]

Answering questions about COVID-19 antibody testing

A COVID-19 antibody test checks your blood for the antibodies that may tell you if you had a past infection with the virus that causes COVID-19. 9Health is partnering with Quest Diagnostics to soon offer a low-cost antibody test to make it more accessible for anyone that would like to be tested. The antibody test […]

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 […]

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 […]

2019 Health Happens: Year in Review

During 2019, we were on a quest to learn more about where health happens because it happens everywhere, to all of us! Everybody experiences health in different ways and in different places. That’s what this show is about – inspiring health, educating consumers. This year, we interviewed a wide variety of health experts about important […]

What is Medicare Advantage?

One of the most important factors for our health is health insurance and the complex nature of Medicare can make it difficult to navigate. Understanding the various parts of Medicare and its supplements can be tough so we talked with Lindy Hinman, the Market President for Medicare in Colorado at Cigna, on Health Happens, our […]