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Colorado wants to ensure coronavirus won’t affect low-income, minority communities disproportionately

Pandemics come for us all in equal measure, right? Aren’t we all equally vulnerable? Not exactly. As the first cases of coronavirus arrive in the state, Colorado health and social services officials say they are striving to make sure lower-income residents and people of color are not disproportionately impacted by the illness and potential economic […]

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One in eight Denver residents is clinically depressed and most aren’t getting treatment, new study says

Depression is so pervasive in Denver that it’s hard to wrap the mind around how many people in the city are chronically sad. Think about it this way. Imagine every person in Denver’s four largest neighborhoods — Montbello, Hampden, Westwood and Capitol Hill. That’s about 76,000 people, near the same number of Denver residents who […]