Oh Heck Yeah!

In the evening’s fresh air, duck and dodge your way out of being a sedentary lifestyle statistic in Denver’s Immersive Street Arcade, “OhHeckYeah!” Immediately brush away thoughts that this is your typical gaming experience of being huddled in your home in front of a small computer screen for hours.  These larger than life game innovations […]

Reach Your Goals with 9Health Fair

How are you doing with your New Year’s resolutions?  Even if you have not accomplished everything you would have wanted by this point, there is still time to make a difference before the end of the year.  Use your 9Health Fair results to reevaluate and modify your goals. A simple way to get started on […]

Six Tips for Using Your Health Insurance

(This guest post is authored by the Department of Regulatory Agencies – Division of Insurance) Health insurance can seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. With some advance planning and information gathering, Coloradoconsumers can be better prepared to use their health insurance. As many Coloradans are newly enrolled in health insurance, the Colorado Division […]

Advances in Medical Technology are Keeping Henry in the Garden

(This guest post is authored by Tim Rodgers, MD, of IPC/Senior Care of Colorado) There’s no mistaking it: every day, technology is changing healthcare in ways that we probably never imagined. We’ve seen some astounding technological advances which have dramatically improved safety and patient outcomes. When medical interventions are required today, they are generally safer […]

Food Addicts Find Solutions

Food Addicts (FA) members are men and women of all ages.  Some have been obese; others have been severely underweight, bulimic, or so obsessed with food or weight that normal life was difficult or impossible. The common denominator uniting members of FA is addiction and a relationship with food that parallels an alcoholic’s relationship with alcohol. […]

BMI is Only Part of the Story

According to the Centers for Disease Control, the Body Mass Index (BMI) is a good place to start when determining the likelihood that weight will lead to future health problems.  However, BMI only tells a portion of the story.  It’s an inexpensive assessment that is easy to perform (all you need is a person’s height […]

Spring Training Tips with Get Outdoors Colorado

(This guest post is authored by Kate E. Jerman of Get Outdoors Colorado)On June 14th, Get Outdoors Colorado will host the 7th annual National Get Outdoors Day and the inaugural GO Play! 5K where you can run, skip, jog, or hop through Denver’s City Park with a great group of partners, friends, and the Mayor of Denver, […]

The Charms of Water

It is widely known that water exercise provides a vast array of benefits.  Over time, the body will enjoy increased endurance and circulation, improved flexibility and strength, a trimmer physique, along with joint and muscle relief.  In addition, there is just something primal about listening to the sound of running water and wanting to be […]

May is the Month of Moving

Move your body, burn calories and celebrate National Physical Fitness and Sports Month with friends and family!  All ages and fitness levels can participate and help raise awareness about physical fitness benefits.   The American Heart Association recommends either 30 minutes of moderate exercise 5 days per week (150 minutes total) or 25 minutes of vigorous […]

It All Started with Iron

When Quest Diagnostics screened Renee’s blood after her 9Health Fair visit, they found iron levels that were much lower than the average range.  The Media Specialist from the local elementary school took the results to her doctor as she had always done the past 14 years.  She said it’s what she and her husband always do. It […]