Colorado’s Chief Medical Officer Joins 9Health

Dr. Tista Ghosh, interim chief medical officer of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, has been named Vice President of Health Strategy at 9Health. Dr. Ghosh plans to hold both roles. “As a preventive medicine physician, I look forward to working with 9Health, a partner to both healthcare and public health in prevention.  […]

Calling All Phlebotomists!

As we approach the spring health fair season, in our 40th year, we need more volunteers to make it all happen. One of the most popular screenings at a 9Health Fair is the blood chemistry screening. To make sure that is available to fair participants, we need phlebotomists – or medical professionals skilled at drawing […]

Culinary Medicine: Cancer Prevention

Using food to prevent cancer. Lots of fruits and vegetables are key says Dr. Jennifer Bolton, a registered dietitian at Project Wellness 365, and professor at Metropolitan State University in Denver. She shared a great recipe that’s loaded with vegetables, a cauliflower quinoa risotto primavera. Cauliflower Quinoa Risotto Primavera Ingredients: 2½ cups cauliflower florets, cut in 1-inch […]

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 […]

Choco-Love: The Science Behind Why Chocolate Is Good for You

Chocoholics might worry about how bad it is for them but wait! There are some health benefits to eating chocolate. It seems that there’s always something in the news about a new study saying chocolate is good for us, but what is the science behind it? To find out, we talked to an expert on […]

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 […]

Culinary Medicine: Recipe for Heart Health Month

February is Heart Health Month so we thought it would be a perfect opportunity to share a recipe for those that have heart disease or are at risk for developing heart disease. We talked with Dr. Jennifer Bolton, a registered dietitian at Project Wellness 365, and professor at Metropolitan State University in Denver. She did […]

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 […]

The Foods We Should All Be Eating

Nutrition is so important to our overall health. We talked with a registered dietician to get some healthy eating tips and ways to incorporate healthier food into your diet. Dr. Jennifer Bolton with Metro State University gave us some great information on Health Happens, our weekly Facebook Live show. She says there are certain foods […]