Category Archives: Health and Human Services

Health Equity(or lack thereof) in Small Town, USA

New healthcare laws have created a whirlwind in the health industry, confusing and frustrating many people in the process. The Affordable Care Act has initiated a revolutionary movement across the United States, requiring everyone to buy into some form of health coverage or pay an annual penalty. Many Americans, who were previously uninsured, are now… Continue Reading

Increasing Outreach in Rural Colorado

Affordable and accessible healthcare is something that every person has the right to. Our goal is to assist the people in the four counties we serve(Montrose, Delta, San Miguel and Olathe) in gaining just that. However, in rural Colorado it is often very difficult to continue our outreach successfully. This is why over the past two months… Continue Reading

Thanksgiving is National Family History Day

Health care professionals have known for a long time that common diseases – heart disease, cancer, and diabetes – and rare diseases – like hemophilia, cystic fibrosis, and sickle cell anemia – can run in families. If one generation of a family has high blood pressure, it is not unusual for the next generation to… Continue Reading

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