The Ugly Truth About Varicose Veins

This guest post is authored by Dr. Ali Wazni, Chief Medical Officer of United Vein Centers Over 40 million Americans suffer from varicose veins, with an estimated 2 million adults seeking treatment annually! Dr. Ali Wazni, Chief Medical Officer of United Vein Centers, is here to tell us more information about varicose veins and why […]

40 years of 9Health in Leadville

Ever since there have been 9Health Fairs in Colorado, there has been a fair site in Leadville. First started by the Lions Club in that area, the fair is now coordinated by St. Vincent Hospital, “I really consider this the pinnacle of outreach every year, when we do this 9Health Fair,” says St. Vincent Hospital […]

Colorado asks: What do you want to know about Health?

9Health and Colorado’s Office of eHealth Innovation want to hear from you! 9Health and Colorado’s Office of eHealth Innovation invite you to take the survey to share what kinds of health and wellness tools are most important to you. Take the Survey After gathering input from hundreds of stakeholders across Colorado, you get to weigh […]

Celebrating 40 years!

Over the last four decades, more than 2 million lives in Colorado have been impacted by the 9Health Fair. What started in 1980 as an innovative way to give people access to lab tests is just as valuable today. As health care costs and confusion rise, 9Health Fairs remain affordable, accessible and convenient. “It’s important for everyone to […]

Tips to Save Your Vision

Between 8.2 and 15.9 million Americans have a vision problem that could be corrected and over 140 million Americans over the age of 40 experience vision problems. March is Save Your Vision Month and to prevent problems with your eyes, or keep problems from getting worse, it’s important to get regular eye exams. There are […]

No time to exercise? You can do these exercises anywhere!

We all know exercising is good for us but sometimes it can be hard to fit it in. On our weekly Facebook Live show, Health Happens, we talked to a trainer at Colorado Athletic Club, and he showed us simple exercises you can do when you can’t make it to the gym.  “For someone who […]

Culinary Medicine: MIND Diet

Culinary Medicine is using food to cure and prevent chronic diseases, like Alzheimer’s. We have been talking about Culinary Medicine for several weeks as part of an in-depth health education series. What you eat affects the health of your brain and eating the right things can reduce your risk for Alzheimer’s. Dr. Jennifer Bolton, a […]

Prevent Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer-related deaths for men and women combined, in the US. The good news is it’s also the most treatable cancer if caught early. March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness month so for our first Health Happens of the month we talked to gastroenterologist Alex Ende, MD, about colon […]

Making Cooking Healthy Easier

As part of a new, in-depth health education series, we have been talking about Culinary Medicine for the last few weeks and have made some great, healthy recipes. We thought we should also demonstrate some kitchen skills to help make those recipes and show how easy it can be to eat healthy at home. We […]

Tips for a Healthy Heart

As February and Heart Health Month end, we wanted to share some tips to help keep your heart healthy. On Health Happens, our weekly Facebook Live show, we talked to Dr. Doug Christensen. He’s a pediatric cardiologist at Rocky Mountain Pediatric Cardiology at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children. He mentioned something new when it comes […]