Young Adults: Health Insurance is About Being Prepared for the Unexpected

The Colorado Division of Insurance wants everyone to know about the importance of having health coverage, including young people. As younger folks tend to be healthier, they may ask, “Why do I need health insurance? Isn’t it just for sick people?” But health insurance is more than just about staying healthy; it’s about being prepared […]

Cuisine Celebration

Denver Restaurant Week is fast approaching, but it does not have to put a kink in your healthy eating habits if you decide to participate.  There are many healthier options provided that offer lean meats, steamed vegetables, salads, and sorbets for dessert.  Vegetarian and gluten free options are plentiful as well.  Denver Restaurant Week is […]

Fall in Love with the Outdoors

February is American Heart Health Month and a perfect time to fall in love! How about falling in love with the outdoors? Recent studies have shown that physical activity in the U.S. is down by 32%, so 9Health Fair and Get Outdoors Colorado have teamed up to bring you fun and new ways to enjoy […]

Resource Roulette

To learn more about heart disease or how to reduce cholesterol intake, how do you navigate through 644 million active websites to find the few that will provide true, evidence-based suggestions and guidance?  To start with, select websites that end in .gov, .org, or .edu.  These sites have a higher chance of being trustworthy.  In […]

Rainbows Taste Delicious

Do you eat an apple a day?  While that is certainly good for you, experts say “no single fruit or vegetable provides all of the nutrients you need to be healthy.”  Harvard School of Public Health says eating a variety of produce rich in natural colors of the rainbow has many health benefits, such as […]

Five Things to Know About Your Health Insurance Policy

Health insurance is important… and complicated, but consumers need to understand what they purchased.  Don’t wait for a crisis to find out what is and isn’t covered in your health insurance policy.  As people take the time to read their policies, the Division of Insurance (DOI) suggests the following 5 areas as key starting points […]

Valentine’s Day: Denver Style

Want to spend Valentine’s Day a little differently this year?  Here are some suggestions that will take you out and about around Denver with perfect opportunities to spend time with your family or someone special.  You won’t even notice you are getting a bit of exercise too! Full Moon Snow Hike:  February 14, $2.00 per […]

Young, But Not So Invincible!

Taylor, a 10-year veteran volunteer for 9Health Fair, was incredibly surprised last spring when she received her Blood Chemistry screening results.  She was not experiencing acute symptoms and had recently undergone routine testing with her primary care physician.  Thankfully, the 9Health Fair Blood Chemistry screening – featuring 28 levels – is more comprehensive than typical screenings. […]

Breathe Easier with 9Health Fair

As a “snowbird”, Pam gets the best of both worlds – the warm, colorful summers of Colorado, and the mild, sunny winters of Arizona.  It was just a few years ago, as winter was winding down in Arizona and she made plans to migrate back to Colorado, that she noticed a shortness of breath – […]

Make Your Resolutions a Reality

Three of the top ten resolutions people made this year are directly related to health: lose weight, stay fit and healthy, and quit smoking.  At the end of this year, how can you be one of the 46%who are able to turn a New Year’s resolution into a reality?  In addition to setting realistic goals, […]