Layer it On Me!

(This guest post is authored by Melissa Daruna of Get Outdoors Colorado)   With some unseasonably warm weather starting off winter in Colorado, it is sometimes difficult to think about dressing to stay warm. Appropriate clothing, however, can make or break your family’s experience and enjoyment in the outdoors during winter. The key to success is dressing […]

Join Us in Reaching Our Goal on Colorado Gives Day!

Tomorrow is the big day, Colorado Gives Day! This 24-hour state-wide campaign is to encourage online giving to some of Colorado’s most notable non-profits, including 9Health Fair. It is simple to donate and the perfect time of year to give what you can. To contribute, all you have to do is visit www.givingfirst.org/9healthfair tomorrow! Why […]

Make it the Most Wonderful Time of the Year – Really!

With the busy holiday season already in swing, the daily stresses and strains can begin to take a toll for many of us. Questions fill our heads such as, will I get my work accomplished so I will be able to spend quality time with my family? Will I have enough budgeted to buy the […]

There’s Something Magical (and Fragile) Going on in Denver

When it comes to the display of flowers and plants, why not add an exhibition of colorful glass artwork to the picture? For a limited time, Denver Botanic Gardens has brought in the Rocky Mountain Region’s first major outdoor exhibition of artwork by famed glass-blowing artist, Dale Chihuly. If you haven’t seen his glass pieces […]

The Results You’ve Been Waiting For

Congratulations on owning your health and attending a 9Health Fair this fall! Getting regular screenings for common health concerns, even if you have no symptoms, can help detect problems early, and help you benefit from easier and more effective treatment.The goal of attending a fair and learning your numbers is to keep you healthier longer. […]

Show Mother Nature Some Love – Give Back to Nature!

(This guest post is authored by Melissa Daruna of Get Outdoors Colorado)This season is often focused on giving and being thankful for the ones we love. We encourage you to also remember to be thankful for the outdoor places and spaces you love. Coloradoans are extremely fortunate to have such a beautiful backyard to play and explore […]

The Volunteer Becomes the Participant

Julie is one of those people who loves to help others. She always reaches out; making sure everyone is comfortable and well taken care of. With a career in the medical field, she feels as if she is making a difference. In her quest to help people gain access to health care, Julie has volunteered […]

Exercise Strengthens Your “White Matter”

We all know that exercise is good for your heart, your lungs, your muscles and your overall well-being. It can also improve memory and other brain functions, but those studies have mainly focused on the gray matter in your brain. The gray matter is involved in muscle control, and sensory perception such as seeing and […]

Don’t Worry, Be Happy… and Healthy

Are you an excessive worrier? Many people who spend a lot of time worrying believe their concern is justified. However, worrying can actually take a toll on your mental and physical health. Take this 10 question test to help you determine if worrying is affecting your health.  Constant worrying can affect your everyday life so […]

Protein – Do we get it right?

(This guest post is authored by Julie Moore of Colorado Beef Council) Are we consuming protein in the right way? Many Americans eat more than 60% of their daily protein in one single large dinner meal – that doesn’t leave much room for protein at other meals or snacks! A growing body of evidence indicates that […]