American Diabetes Month – Know your risk

Blog contributed by 9Health intern Chase Bouck November is American Diabetes Month, and there is no better time to get informed and know your risk. As it stands today, 34.2 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes, which equates to 10.5% of the entire population, according to the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation. Further, an additional […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The history of 9Health and changes due to the pandemic

9Health was started over 40 years ago with the mission of providing the tools Coloradans need to take responsibility for their own health. Over the last four decades, more than 2 million lives have been impacted by 9Health Fairs.  Now, due to the pandemic, 9Health has adapted and changed the way you can get preventive […]

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