Can You Really Rely on Your Breast Self-Exam?

Susan G. Komen is no longer recommending breast self-exams. According to their website, the self-exam doesn’t offer the early detection and survival benefits of other screening tests. So, do you really need to continue doing a monthly self-exam? The Benefits of Breast Self-Exams While Susan G. Komen may no longer recommend breast self-exams, many other […]


The Ladies that Take Care of 9Health Fair

“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln No matter your age, we all know how important the bonds of friendship are in our lives. Even those who are part of a couple look forward to girls’ night and guys’ night. According […]


Flu Shots Offered at 9Health Fair this Fall

This fall a number of our 9Health Fairs will be providing affordable flu vaccinations. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends the flu shot saying “When more people get vaccinated against the flu, less flu can spread through that community.” How does the Flu Shot Work? The flu shot protects against three or four […]


#BusyBeingHealthy with Aaron Matas

Hopefully by now you’re following our 9Health Fair #BusyBeingHealthy social media campaign. We’ve featured a variety of on-air talent from 9News, such as Morning Anchor Corey Rose and Meteorologist Belen DeLeon as they’ve shared their strategies for staying #BusyBeingHealthy. This week, we caught up with 9News Sports Reporter Aaron Matas. 9Health Fair: You always participate […]


4 Activities to Get Your Whole Family Outdoors

Great news for all of you who feel like you’re not getting enough sleep! Apparently, in the fall you get more sleep. That’s according to Shape Magazine which references a Harvard study found that people get more sleep in October than any other month. And not just a little more, but 2.7 hours more! The […]


How the Changing of the Seasons May Mean Changes for You

While some of us may be happy to say, “Goodbye summer, hello fall!” that’s not the case for everyone. If you’re one who prefers the cooler days and changing of the leaves, this is your season. For some, though, it marks the beginning of a less happy time of year. Many people associate Seasonal Affective […]


Participate in Our Online Scavenger Hunt and Win Big!

We recently launched our new website and it’s full of interesting and useful information for everyone! And we want you to check it out! So here at 9Health Fair, we thought what better way than to show how awesome our new website is than with an online scavenger hunt! Here’s how it works. We’ll give […]


Gaining Insight on Your Family Tree

When we’re young, we really never think much about our ancestors beyond maybe our grandparents. But as we get older, many of us have a desire to learn more about our family roots. “I think that as we get older, we actually start to get interested in our families, who we are, where we came […]


You Never Know What You Might Find Out About Yourself at a 9Health Fair

Michael Wiebe knows firsthand the importance of monitoring his health. He and his wife, Donna, have been attending 9Health Fair since 1986. In 2009 he found out he had prostate cancer. “Which was basically diagnosed and detected because of the background at 9Health Fair.” Since then, he attends every year to monitor his PSA levels. […]


Should You Check Your Testosterone Levels?

Did you know that both men and woman have testosterone? It’s true. Most people think of men when they think of testosterone, but both genders have the hormone. And when those levels get low, each gender may experience a variety of side effects. So, who may need this new screening which is offered at all […]