The gift of a healthy heart: How heart disease is different in women

It’s Mother’s Day weekend so we asked 9Health Expert, Dr. Payal Kohli, for ways moms, and really all women, can stay healthy and take care of their heart. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States. Studies by The American Heart Association show one woman has a heart attack […]

Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and all month we are working with the Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health, to host Facebook Live segments and connect you to mental health experts. For the first segment we talked to Colorado Lieutenant Governor Dianne Primavera, Director of the Office of Behavioral Health Robert Werthwein, Medicaid […]

Safer-at-home: Our conversation with “Colorado’s Dr. Fauci”

Governor Jared Polis calls him “Colorado’s Dr. Fauci”. Dr. Jonathan Samet, an epidemiologist and dean of the Colorado School of Public Health, helps create models that show how our behavior affects the spread of COVID-19. We spoke with Samet and 9Health Expert, Dr. Payal Kohli on Facebook Live about the state’s safer-at-home orders and what […]

Boost your immunity with this recipe

One challenge right now is making easy, healthy meals at home. Due to the coronavirus, many of us are in our homes and maybe cooking more than we’re used to. We talked with Dr. Jennifer Bolton, a registered dietitian at Project Wellness 365, and a professor at Metropolitan State University in Denver. She shared an easy […]

COVID-19 antibody testing

Antibody testing is something you may have been hearing a lot about lately. What is it and why is it important? We talked 9Health Expert, Dr. Payal Kohli, along with experts from the University of Colorado School of Medicine on Facebook Live. Dr. Ashley Frazer-Abel, assistant research professor and director of Exsera BioLabs at CU […]

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 […]

Substance use during the COVID-19 pandemic

Many of us are at home right now and not driving as much. Combine that with boredom, and maybe feeling anxious and overwhelmed, and it has many turning to substances like alcohol and drugs to cope. We talked with providers from Sheridan Health Services, a University of Colorado College of Nursing run clinic, on Facebook […]

“I’ve never been this sick” – Our conversation with a COVID-19 survivor

At first, he thought his asthma was just acting up but then his symptoms got a lot worse. Ernesto Castro, a 35-year-old father of two, was battling COVID-19. We talked with Castro on Facebook Live. The first sign of COVID-19 symptoms A caseworker at a health care facility in Greeley, Castro spends his days consulting, […]

Connecting Coloradans through new 9Health Neighbors program

Post written by: Byron Reed, 9NEWS For more than 40 years, 9Health has provided preventative care and health awareness across Colorado.  They’ve provided health screenings and answered questions to provide people with the tools they need to take responsibility for their own health.  This spring, 9Health had to postpone all the health fairs to help […]

Ways to help and receive help during the COVID-19 pandemic

These are unprecedented times and as you’re figuring out your new normal, you might be wondering if there’s something else you can do. Some ways you can help. We hosted a series of Facebook Live segments, including a 9Heatlth Virtual Town Hall with different organizations to educate you on the help that is needed right […]