Dr. Karen’s Flu Advice

This flu season has hit hard, and the 9Health office is no exception. Just today, we have 7 members of our staff out sick. Yikes! Dr. Karen Polsky, our Director of Health Strategy, sent out a note to our staff that we think is worth sharing with all of you. Keep reading… It’s Fast and […]


Cervical Cancer is Highly Preventable If You Do These Things

Cervical cancer doesn’t have obvious symptoms. Unlike other forms of cancer, early-stage cervical cancer and its precursors don’t have physical symptoms that signal you might have the disease. But, once cervical cancer has advanced, warning signs start to appear. Risk Factors A risk factor is anything that changes your chance of getting a disease. There […]


Total Sugars vs. Added Sugar – What You Need to Know

If you’re big into reading the nutrition label on food items, you may have noticed that some food labels are different than others. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has mandated a new food label that must be in effect by January 1, 2021. While that gives food companies plenty of time to prepare for […]


How to Stay on Track with Your Resolutions

January is coming to a close, so for those of us that set a New Year’s Resolution, it’s a great time to check-in. Are you still holding strong? Or are you losing motivation, and need to get back on track? No matter which category you fall into, 9Health is here to help! We caught up […]


Can You Still Enroll?

While Open Enrollment ended on January 12, 2018, there are some scenarios that qualify many Coloradans for enrollment outside the regular period. If your 2017 health insurance plan was not offered for 2018 you may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period that would give you through March 1, 2018 to choose new coverage. If you […]


Healthy Holiday Recipes

For those of you who watched our Health Happens episode today, here are those healthy holiday recipes we promised you.


Start the New Year with Health Insurance Coverage

We are halfway through Open Enrollment and the deadline for January 1 coverage is Friday, December 15. In Colorado, Open Enrollment for 2018 health plans will conclude on January 12, 2018. After the end of Open Enrollment, only if someone has a life changing event like getting married, moving, or having a baby, will they […]


9 Things Your Doctor Wants You to Know

Health is happening everywhere, every day, all around us. Oftentimes, the best place to think and reflect on our health is when we’re sitting in our doctor’s office. One person who thinks about your health, maybe even more than you do, is your doctor. Dr. Karen Polsky, who is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, has […]


What You Need to Know About Open Enrollment

By Kevin Patterson Chief Executive Officer Connect for Health Colorado On November 1, we launched our fifth Open Enrollment Period with encouraging call volume and traffic on our enrollment site. Open Enrollment is the only time each year when Coloradans who buy their own health coverage can renew or change their health insurance plan for the […]


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 […]