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 12, 2018
From Fort Morgan, Lessons in Integration

How an Eastern Plains school district adapted to its super-diverse student population.

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June 6, 2018
Full Throttle

Proponents of net neutrality say it is essential to economic and educational opportunity—and good health—and are gearing up for a long battle to reinstate it.

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June 5, 2018
No, It’s Not OK to Discriminate Against LGBTQ Customers

LGBTQ civil rights activists have fought hard for access to the same constitutional rights as all Americans, and a recent Supreme Court decision doesn’t erase their gains.

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June 1, 2018
The Dark Secrets of U.S. Medical Research

Author and ethicist Harriet A. Washington detailed the medical profession’s role in the abuse of African-Americans, and suggested reforms, in the latest presentation of The Trust’s Health Equity Learning Series.

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May 22, 2018
The Economic Payouts of the “Birth Lottery”

New research reveals how the race and education level of parents can have a profound impact on the future wealth of their children.

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May 14, 2018
More Evidence that Neighborhoods Matter to Health

In communities deprived of investment, people feel it.

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May 8, 2018
The Thread That Ties Segregation to Gentrification

People of color in Denver were once excluded from building wealth through homeownership. How much has changed?

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May 1, 2018
Questions Over Equitable Access to Colorado’s Aid-in-Dying Law Persist

In the first year of implementation, virtually all people exercising their right to die were white, already in hospice care and living in the Front Range.

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April 24, 2018
The Intersection of Place and Race

New county-level research shows how health varies greatly by location, race and ethnicity.

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April 19, 2018
Seeing the Big Picture in Grand County

Jennifer Fanning, who leads the Grand County Rural Health Network, says systemic changes start with listening to the community.