Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk with Food

You are what you eat, and you can use food to prevent or reduce your risk of breast cancer. For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we talked with a couple of dietitians about good things to eat to reduce your risk of cancer and things that are good for those going through cancer treatment. Dr. Jennifer […]

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 […]

Clean Space, Clean Mind

Contributed by Adrian Egolf from The Clean Slate Living Company and Michelle Anne from The Masters Course The state of your environment has a profound impact on your wellbeing, affecting your state of mind, and your physical, mental, and emotional health. According to Erin Doland of Princeton’s Neuroscience Institute, when your environment is disorganized or […]

Seniors’ Mental Health – The Importance of Companionship

Life is better with friends and it turns out it’s beneficial for your mental health as well. Relationships are a crucial element in protecting our mental health, especially as we age. As we get older, we may lose the ability to live independently and do things for ourselves which can make depression and anxiety more […]

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 Resources for Teens and Young Adults

About 3.2 million 12 to 17-year-olds have had at least one major depressive episode within the past 12 months, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. For the third installment of our mental health series, for Mental Health Awareness Month, we talked about resources for teens and young adults with the Mental Health Center of Denver and Second […]

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. […]