As a first-generation Mexican American, I grew up navigating the emotional, psychological, and sometimes physical distresses of my family’s relocation to a new country to seek better opportunities. I faced challenges such as language barriers, racism, and economic hardships. An aspect I didn't frequently consider, but in hindsight, could have significantly impacted my life, was the availability of mental health services tailored to my cultural needs.
Artificial intelligence has vaulted out of science fiction and into our current reality. Learn why AI is likely to thrive in health care — and what that could mean for equity, community power, and privacy.
Extreme heat takes a toll on health. Healthy Air and Water Colorado is a member of CHI's Acclimate Action Team that is championing right-to-cool policy options in Denver.
The conclusion of grant funding for the Advancing Breastfeeding in Colorado (ABC) project gives us an opportunity to reflect and celebrate with our partners.
In Colorado, the local ballot plays a pivotal role in shaping laws, with a multitude of annual ballot questions significantly influencing the well-being of the community. This engaging discussion focuses on harnessing the power of the local ballot and other local government tactics to improve health and overall welfare, featuring guest panelists from the Colorado Health Foundation, Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network (RMIAN), and Larimer County.
As the understanding of what drives health outcomes has expanded over the past few decades, our work has grown to encompass the social factors that influence health, and leadership is one of those factors.
Democrats entered this legislative session with confidence, touting a mandate from Colorado voters for their team to deliver bold, progressive policies after the November election. From budget constraints to Republican delays, Democrats struggled at times to advance their agenda, particularly as the clock ticked down. But in the end, Democrats largely delivered on their promises.
Community members across the state are working toward a Colorado where all people have access to affordable, healthy food in their communities. Achieving this vision requires making changes to our food systems at the local, state, and federal levels. Special guests from the Blueprint to End Hunger and the Pueblo Food Project discuss food insecurity in Colorado with CHI.
When Americans hear the word hunger, we often think of famine on far-away continents and commercials asking for support. But many of our neighbors here at home struggle with food insecurity and the negative health outcomes it causes.
This year, Pride comes at a critical time, but the work doesn't end with Pride month. We explore the challenges that the LGBTQ+ community faces in their pursuit of equal rights and discuss ways we can all contribute to a more inclusive and accepting society.