Is Tax Time the New Season of Giving?

Tax time creates a new season of giving to support 9Health A new program allows you to use your state income tax return to make a big difference in your community and here’s why 9Health is a perfect fit to make the impact you want in YOUR community! When you give to 9Health, you make […]

Can being lonely be harmful to our health?

A Cigna study now shows that many of us might not be as healthy as we think, because loneliness in America is at an epidemic level. We all feel lonely sometimes. But this is about more than missing friends or family who are far away, or not having something to do on a given Saturday […]

Prevention Series: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure!

Many of us know that it can be expensive to manage medical issues and diseases. Unfortunately, there are still many Americans who are unaware that prevention is a vital tool to help people avoid high medical costs. Being proactive about preventive health will result in a healthier you and it can save you money in […]

Prevention Series: Know Your Health Numbers

Knowledge is power! Understanding your health numbers can help you know where you stand with your health and inform changes that can be incorporated on your health journey. On Health Happens, our weekly Facebook Live show, we talked with Annie Caldwell, Ph.D., Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in the Division […]

Diabetes Awareness Month – Diabetes Prevention

In Colorado, 1 in 3 Coloradans have prediabetes are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. It’s American Diabetes Awareness Month and we talked with Dr. Michael McDermott, the Director of endocrinology and diabetes practice at   UC Health (University of Colorado Hospital) about how to prevent diabetes.  Click here to watch the full episode. What […]

Ozone Season – What you can do to help air quality and your health

Warmer weather is upon us in Colorado and with that comes ground-level ozone pollution season. On Health Happens, our weekly Facebook Live show, we talked with Mike Silverstein, the executive director of the Regional Air Quality Council (RAQC) about what ground-level ozone is and what impacts it has on our health. According to the Regional […]

When Can You Buy Insurance?

Open Enrollment has closed. Luckily, Coloradans can still buy 2019 health insurance under certain scenarios, also known as Life Change Events”. If you experience one of these events, you have a 60-day window to buy or change your plan, known as a Special Enrollment Period. If you experience any of the events below, you may […]

Free oral health check plus other preventive screenings

Many people go to the 9Health Fair to get the low-cost blood screenings but there are also over 20 free screenings, and one of those is for oral health. It’s not just about teeth, poor oral hygiene can also lead to other health problems, “Oral health is linked to overall health and some chronic diseases […]

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 […]

Avoiding the Let Down Effect

Sometimes the good times can make us sick. It can be a very common thing to develop a cold, the flu, or other sicknesses after the holidays are over or after any big event. This is known as the let down effect, “It’s a pattern in which people experience a flare up of a chronic […]