December is Safe Toys and Gifts Month, and seeing as this is one of the busiest shopping weeks of the year, toy safety is a top concerns. It is estimated that about 50% of toys purchased each year are bought between Thanksgiving and Christmas, and many shoppers wait until the last week. That means people […]
Regular or decaf? Either way, you may be warding off diabetes according to The George Institute for International Health. Individuals, who drink caffeinated or decaf coffee or tea, appear to have a substantially lower risk of developing type-2 diabetes. Find out more about how coffee and tea consumption can keep you healthy.
Have you ever had to visit the ER? On top of the treatment you are there for, you may also experience stress, frustration and fear because of not knowing what to expect. You wait, you’re in pain, you’re worried, but you have rights you probably don’t even know about. Check out these tips for making the most […]
Do you have your menu planned for that special holiday gathering? Before you finalize your food selections, stop and think about how to take some of the unhealthy ingredients out and put some of the healthy ingredients in. According to the Nurses’ Health Study, the foods that contribute the most to weight gain are french […]
It comes as no surprise that most teens don’t get enough sleep, which puts them at greater risk for many unhealthy behaviors. The National Sleep Foundation recommends eight or more hours of sleep a night for this age group, but they have found that nearly 70% of American teens get much less. Learn more about […]
How much sleep do you get? If you are one of the 35% of Americans who sleep less than seven hours a night, portions of your brain are going “off-line” even though you are still awake. Sleep is crucial to physical and mental health, and it is clearly visible in the brain activity. When we […]
It’s now Colorado Gives Day and a Half! Colorado Gives Day has been extended until noon today to compensate for any delays you have experienced with the website today. Go to www.givingfirst.org/9healthfair between now and noon tomorrow to donate. 100% of your donation goes to 9Health Fair! And spread the word to your friends and […]
Today is the day! Make you donation to 9Health Fair through GivingFirst.org and do your part to help participants like Karen, who discovered a rare form of cancer through a routine blood screening at last year’s 9Health Fair. You have all day to donate… until midnight tonight! Go to www.givingfirst.org/9healthfair and donate now!
Tomorrow is the Big Day, Colorado Gives Day! It is a 24-hour state-wide campaign to encourage online giving to some of Colorado’s most notable non-profits, including 9Health Fair. Online giving is simple; just visit www.givingfirst.org/9healthfair tomorrow to donate. With your generous contribution during Colorado Gives Day, 9Health Fair will continue to be able to offer […]
The days of using a cell phone simply as a means of making telephone calls are long gone. A wealth of information is at your fingertips through Smartphone apps including the latest in fitness, first aid and general health topics. For more information and a list of health-related apps on the market, check out this […]