How do you manage your stress?

Guest Blog By Dr. Kari Williams, RMA (AMT), CPT (NHA), CET (NHA), BS, DC  Dr. Kari Williams has been involved in education for more than 20 years. She has taught many clinical and diagnostic courses at Life University College of Chiropractic (Georgia); currently teaches for the Health Science Department at Purdue Global University; and is the program director […]

Skin cancer prevention is important, even in the winter!

Even though it’s getting cooler outside, you still need to make sure to protect yourself from the sun to reduce your risk of skin cancer. In Colorado, we are at higher risk of developing skin cancer thanks to our higher altitude and 300+ days of sunshine. 9Health Expert, Dr. Payal Kohli, talked with Dr. Mariah […]

What you need to know about COVID-19 testing

9Health Expert, Dr. Payal Kohli, passed along the below things to know about testing for COVID-19 as cases and hospitalizations continue to rise. As we are now solidly in our “exponential growth” phase of COVID-19 cases, I wanted to remind you all about a few key concepts to keep in mind to mitigate the spread […]

Substance misuse prevention

The pandemic, the election, wildfires in Colorado, there’s a lot that may be causing you stress. During these difficult times, we talked with several experts on Facebook Live about ways to prevent substance misuse and what you should do if you are concerned about a loved one. Experts included Claudia Zundel, Director or Community Prevention […]

Vitamin D and Heart Health

Low vitamin D levels have been associated with an increased risk of heart disease. “Observational studies where you look at people who have low vitamin D and you look and see what type of outcomes they have, suggest that there’s an increased risk of heart attacks, of strokes, of heart failure, and even of dying […]

The flu and heart health

You have likely heard it several times already, get your flu shot. In addition to reducing your risk of getting the flu there is another good reason – to protect your heart. Studies have shown that the flu is associated with an increased risk of heart attack and stroke, “There’s a sixfold increase risk of […]

Breast cancer screening delays during the pandemic

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, we wanted to catch up with doctor, professor, and cancer survivor Michelle Tollefson. She shared her breast cancer journey with us last year. Her cancer was found just one year after she had a perfectly normal mammogram. A lump was found so close to her chest wall that […]

Mental illness awareness and resiliency

Mental illness awareness and resiliency One in five adults in America lives with a mental illness, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. The first full week of October is Mental Illness Awareness Week. It exists to help raise awareness about different mental health conditions and to reduce the stigma. For Mental Illness Awareness […]

Flu season 2020

Reducing the spread of respiratory illnesses, like the flu, is more important than ever this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. And, the time to get your flu shot is now. 9Health and Safeway/Albertsons will again be providing free flu shots or flu shot vouchers at 9Health Fairs this fall. You must make an appointment […]