TMD (Also Known As TMJ): How to Prevent It & How To Treat It

Say this one five times fast: Temporomandibular joint dysfunction. It’s a fairly common problem affecting the chewing muscles and joints connecting your lower jaw to your skull that can cause serious jaw pain. So, what can you do to make sure you don’t get it? The same things you can do on your own at […]

Flex Your Brain Muscles, Stave Off Dementia

Research strongly suggests that regular, intellectually stimulating activity can slow cognitive decline and reduce the likelihood of dementia and/or Alzheimer’s Disease. How To Strengthen Your Neural Pathways Mounting evidence suggests we can have an impact on the probability of getting diseases such as Alzheimer’s and dementia by how we use our brain today. Examples of […]

Vaccination – What You Need and When

We’ve been talking a lot about flu shots lately. It’s that time of year. But that may not be the only vaccination you need. Let’s take a look at some of the more common vaccinations out there to see what you may need, starting with the flu shot. Flu Shot Anyone older than six months […]

Stress and Adult Students – How to Overcome it

by Lindsay Maynard, Colorado Christian University This is a guest blog by Colorado Christian University. While the blog is centered around adult learners, we share it with you because the same tips apply whether you’re an adult learner, volunteer, parent, etc. If you’re earning your degree as an adult student, balancing work, family life, and […]

9 Technologies Driving Innovation in Healthcare

Major health innovations are happening all the time. Some right here in Colorado. We are exploring the innovations that could affect your health in the next few years… or sooner! What Makes This Time in Our History Prime for Technological Advancements? One of the biggest reasons for seeing so much innovation around technology and healthcare […]

Opioid Safety Starts With You

By Suzi Stolte, Director of Marketing and Communications JP Prescription Drug Awareness Foundation The call came late on a Saturday night – come quickly, something’s wrong. Pulling into the parking lot of the apartment complex, the flashing lights from multiple emergency vehicles were blinding. As we dashed up the stairs to the second floor, the […]

Now’s Your Chance to Win Big with Our Online Scavenger Hunt

We did this last fall and it seemed like a lot of you had fun with it. So, we’re bringing it back! All you have to do is find the answers to the four questions below. After each question, we’ll share a link to the page where you can find the answer. Then post your […]

The Benefits of Our Vitamin B12 Test

If there was a test you could get that might be able to give you an early indication of your chances to develop Alzheimer’s, and it was free, would you take it? For many of us, Alzheimer’s runs in our families. It’s a real concern for our futures. Lately, there have been numerous studies around […]

Movember November

The men are growing facial hair. And by now, you are, no doubt, visibly aware that it’s “Movember”. For many men, it’s like a month-long holiday from shaving. But, there is a good reason for growing goatees and beards (maybe even a few throwback mustaches). What is Movember Really About, Anyway? The Movember Foundation says […]

#BusyBeingHealthy with the NinjaDoc

Hopefully by now you’re following our 9Health Fair #BusyBeingHealthy social media campaign. We’ve featured a variety of on-air talent from 9News, such as Morning Anchor Corey Rose and Meteorologist Belen DeLeon as they’ve shared their strategies for staying #BusyBeingHealthy. Now, 9Health Fair Spokesman Noah Tal Kaufman, a.k.a NinjaDoc from American Ninja Warrior shares his tips for keeping health a […]