How You Can Find Your Inner Champion

Before the United States won its first-ever medal in curling in the 2018 Olympics, we planned an episode of our weekly Facebook Live show “Health Happens” at the Denver Curling Center in Golden. Our goal is to inspire our viewers to find their inner champion. You don’t need to be an Olympian to be healthy […]

The Latest News in Alzheimer’s Disease Research

In our latest episode of Health Happens, we took you behind the scenes of an Alzheimer’s research lab. We covered a lot of information – you can watch the video here! But for the purposes of this article, we want to focus specifically on the latest research. Understanding the Mechanism of Alzheimer’s Dr. Huntington Potter, […]

Dr. Karen’s Flu Advice

This flu season has hit hard, and the 9Health office is no exception. Just today, we have 7 members of our staff out sick. Yikes! Dr. Karen Polsky, our Director of Health Strategy, sent out a note to our staff that we think is worth sharing with all of you. Keep reading… It’s Fast and […]

Cervical Cancer is Highly Preventable If You Do These Things

Cervical cancer doesn’t have obvious symptoms. Unlike other forms of cancer, early-stage cervical cancer and its precursors don’t have physical symptoms that signal you might have the disease. But, once cervical cancer has advanced, warning signs start to appear. Risk Factors A risk factor is anything that changes your chance of getting a disease. There […]

Total Sugars vs. Added Sugar – What You Need to Know

If you’re big into reading the nutrition label on food items, you may have noticed that some food labels are different than others. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has mandated a new food label that must be in effect by January 1, 2021. While that gives food companies plenty of time to prepare for […]

How to Stay on Track with Your Resolutions

January is coming to a close, so for those of us that set a New Year’s Resolution, it’s a great time to check-in. Are you still holding strong? Or are you losing motivation, and need to get back on track? No matter which category you fall into, 9Health is here to help! We caught up […]

Which “Milk” is the Right Milk for You?

One of our most popular Facebook Live episodes was about alternative milk. Just walk down that aisle in the grocery store and you’ll see quite the variety of options: almond milk, hemp milk, oat milk, soy milk, etc. With so many options, it may be hard to decide which milk is the healthiest option for […]

Indulging in Easter While Staying on Track with Your Health Goals

For many of us, the Easter tradition includes Easter egg hunts, chocolate bunnies, jelly beans and other candy. The reason a rabbit and candy have become a tradition is a topic for another day (and another blog). But, we can help you stay on track with your health no matter what holiday or candy you […]

Colorado’s Cottage Foods Law – What You Need to Know

Have you been intrigued by the urban homesteader trend taking over the metro area? Maybe you bought a few backyard chickens… that led to composting, which led to a nice a little productive garden. And now you have more eggs and vegetables than you can eat. If you’re considering selling your harvest, it might not […]

How Negotiating Can Improve Your Healthcare Costs

Did you know you can negotiate your healthcare bills? Many people don’t know this. They put off important procedures and office visits because they think they can’t afford treatment. No need to do that anymore. Below, we’ll explain exactly how you can negotiate your costs to save you money and help you get the care […]