40 years of 9Health in Leadville

Ever since there have been 9Health Fairs in Colorado, there has been a fair site in Leadville. First started by the Lions Club in that area, the fair is now coordinated by St. Vincent Hospital, “I really consider this the pinnacle of outreach every year, when we do this 9Health Fair,” says St. Vincent Hospital […]

Tips to Save Your Vision

Between 8.2 and 15.9 million Americans have a vision problem that could be corrected and over 140 million Americans over the age of 40 experience vision problems. March is Save Your Vision Month and to prevent problems with your eyes, or keep problems from getting worse, it’s important to get regular eye exams. There are […]

40 Years of Health Fairs and Volunteers

The 9Health Fair is turning 40 in 2019 and in those 40 years, thousands of people have come to the fair for help and guidance to lead healthier lives. None of the work we do at 9Health would be possible without 9Health Fair volunteers. The volunteers are the driving force that ensures Coloradans are getting […]

Culinary Medicine: Recipe for Preventing Diabetes

More than 30 million people in the US have diabetes and 1 in 4 don’t know they have it. In Colorado, the number of people with diabetes was just over 400,000 in 2018.  Dr. Jennifer Bolton, a registered dietitian at Project Wellness 365, and professor at Metropolitan State University in Denver shared a recipe with us […]

Vaping and Teen Health – What You Need to Know

Colorado teens are vaping more than all other teens across the country, nearly double the national average according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, “Kids as young as middle school age are vaping and up to 30% of high school seniors are using vape products. It’s a big deal in Colorado and […]

What Does Lifestyle Have to Do With Health?

As it turns out, it could impact up to 80 percent of your health! We all know we should be eating healthy foods, exercising regularly, getting enough sleep, and trying to manage our stress. But did you know that by doing those things you can help prevent, treat, and oftentimes reverse chronic disease? That is […]

Using Wet-Wrap Therapy to Treat Dermatitis

There are new medications that have been approved by the FDA to treat atopic dermatitis, the most common form of eczema. While they can be effective, these biologic drugs can suppress the immune system and have serious side effects. Researchers from the University of Colorado College of Nursing and National Jewish Health say other steps […]

How to Overcome Vertigo

You sit up in the morning and the whole room feels like its spinning. You try to get up and lose your balance. If you get strong feelings of dizziness, you could be experiencing vertigo. What can you do to overcome positional vertigo?

Helping Someone who Struggles with Hoarding

Piles of boxes, newspapers, books, trinkets, and even trash. Every room full of various items. How do you know when it’s just clutter or something more serious like hoarding disorder?   On our weekly Facebook show, Health Happens, we talked with Loretta Trujillo, manager for the Chores program with Seniors’ Resource Center, who is trying […]

3 Tips for an Amazing 9Health Fair Experience

Coloradans sure know how to own their health – and we couldn’t be more proud! Nearly 50,000 people attended a 9Health Fair in 2017. So what are you waiting for? It’s time to get real with your health – register now to attend a 9Health Fair this spring! Insider Tips As you prepare for your 9Health Fair […]