Ways to Avoid Food Waste – Plus Recipes!

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxo-jKIjK7M[/embedyt] Americans waste about a pound of food per person per day which amounts to about 30-40% of our food supply. We talked with Chef Mike Anderson at Platte Valley Medical Center who gave us some tips for avoiding food waste and also shared a couple of recipes. Below are the recipes Chef Mike […]

Providing for the Community Year-Round

9Health is committed to providing year-round health education in addition to our regular health fairs in the spring and fall seasons. This year-round effort includes going out into the community to provide free health screenings and education to those that need it. One such recent event involves a partnership with CREA Results and Metro Caring, […]

Diabetes and Colorado: How Can We Make A Change?

Diabetes is a health condition in which the body is no longer able to manage blood sugar levels in the bloodstream because the body is unable to make enough or use insulin properly. In time, this can cause serious health complications such as stroke, heart disease, kidney disease, vision loss, and even death. Colorado By […]

What do your 9Health Fair results mean? We asked the experts!

If you attended a 9Health Fair this spring, you may be asking yourself, “What do my results mean?” Your lab results measure and tell you the amount of certain key elements that are critical to the appropriate function of your body’s organ system. All labs have a normal reference range that tells you if the […]

Mindfulness and Mental Health

Sometimes making simple changes in lifestyle can lead to improved health and wellbeing. Mindfulness is one practice that can be useful for those suffering from anxiety, depression, and daily stress. Mindfulness is an awareness of the present moment and thinking about the present moment with an attitude of openness and acceptance. During the month of […]

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. […]

Nutrition and Mental Health

We always hear “you are what you eat” and that we should eat healthy. Nutrition is a pillar of prevention and now there is evidence that exists that suggests diet is just as important to mental health as it is to physical health. A healthy diet is protective, and an unhealthy diet is unprotective and […]

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. […]

Final days of the 9Health Fair

Each year, thousands of people take their health into their own hands and attend a 9Health Fair. Over the last 40 years, 9Health has hosted nearly 5,000 fairs and helped over 2 million people in Colorado. There are just a few more days to go to a 9Health Fair this spring, you can see a […]

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 […]