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.

June 26, 2017
Driving is Unhealthy. Not Driving Can Be Worse.

Though urban planners and policymakers have turned their attention to getting people out of cars for their health, not having access to a car can have health impacts of its own.

June 19, 2017
Oral Health Gaps Persist in Colorado

Despite Medicaid expansion, data show little improvement in oral health disparities in recent years.

June 13, 2017
Aggressive, Biased Policing Can Have Negative Health Implications for Many

Pretextual traffic stops and other inequitable treatment by law enforcement are increasingly linked to mental health problems.

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. 

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.