Income, race, geography and other factors contribute to wide disparities in health outcomes across our state. We report on how Colorado residents are impacted by these inequities, and what they're doing about it.

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June 5, 2017
Taking Expert Advice in Olathe

Local first graders have lots of ideas for the town playground, and some of them are coming to fruition. 

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May 30, 2017
New Research Sheds Light on How Childhood Adversities Impact Adult Health

Layers of adversity and different types of challenges can hurt people in different ways.

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May 19, 2017
Racism Hurts All of Us

So why is it used as a political strategy? Legal scholar and author Ian Haney López explains.

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May 10, 2017
Uncertainty Among Colorado’s Latino Immigrants Causes Stress, Negative Health Effects

Fear of deportation among undocumented immigrants can harm their well-being in myriad ways. 

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April 27, 2017
Three Ways We Are Hurting Our Children

A report on the prosperity, education and health of Colorado children finds that they are suffering from the effects of deliberate policies and practices, new and old.

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April 25, 2017
Without Paid Sick Leave, Common Colds Can Put Parents in a Bind

Childhood sick days are trying for parents on many fronts. They’re also a health equity challenge.

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April 18, 2017
What Disability Rights Activists Can Teach Us About Justice

Against a history of taking hits, a strong culture of organizing and activism has emerged among people with disabilities in Colorado.

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April 12, 2017
Overcoming “Brain Waste”: Foreign-Trained Professionals Seek Return to their Fields

In Colorado, 27 percent of immigrants have a bachelor’s degree or higher, but they’re less likely than non-immigrants to use their education.

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April 6, 2017
Can an Extra Dollar an Hour Improve Your Health?

Colorado’s multi-year minimum wage increase is now underway, and researchers and policymakers will be closely monitoring its impacts on health and well-being.

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March 20, 2017
Disability Justice at the Intersections

Lydia X. Z. Brown spoke about the way ableism interacts with racism and other forms of oppression in a presentation as part of The Trust’s Health Equity Learning Series.