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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February 16, 2017
Is There Such a Thing as Equity in Dying?

Colorado voters overwhelmingly approved the state’s new aid-in-dying statute. But fair and equal access to such rights under the law already appears unlikely.

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February 13, 2017
Even in Exposure to Common Chemicals, All Are Not Equal

A class of common chemicals linked to hormone dysfunction may contribute to health inequities that begin in the womb.

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February 8, 2017
Democracy is a Health Equity Issue

In the wake of the presidential election and resulting, abrupt policy changes, Colorado Trust grantees are quickly learning how they can and should respond within a stark new political reality.

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February 3, 2017
What We Can Learn about Welcoming Newcomers from Refugees Themselves

Feeling welcome is key to health equity and national security. We shouldn’t forget that.

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February 2, 2017
Gender Discrimination is a Public Health Issue

Women lose years of their lives to gender-related inequities.

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January 19, 2017
Protect Colorado’s Access and Coverage Gains

Now, more than ever, it is essential that recent health care coverage and access gains be sustained and extended to Coloradans who haven't been reached.

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January 12, 2017
Geography is One Culprit in High Health Care Costs, But Not the Only One

A new analysis by CIVHC examines common hypotheses on high health care costs and finds them only partially true.

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January 10, 2017
How a Powerful, Principled Press Makes Us Healthier

A weakened press is bad for the health of us all, and especially bad for those without money, status or privilege.

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January 9, 2017
Amid Reform, Prison Mental Health Program Audit Reveals Ongoing Challenges

Colorado’s prisoners with mental illness continue to struggle for recognition and services, according to a recent audit. 

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December 19, 2016
The Shepherd

Are western Colorado’s sheep herders routinely exploited?