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October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.  Everyone is at risk of breast cancer – but some of us are at higher risk than others.  In Colorado 1 in 7 women are at risk of developing breast cancer in their lifetime.  Approximately 240,000 women will be diagnosed in 2020 and over 40,000 will die. Overall, breast…

“God is a member of my healthcare team” was a theme throughout focus groups that explored the impact of the church and spirituality on Black Americans with chronic illness.  Dr. Shaunna Siler, a nurse researcher at the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus partnered with Colorado Black Health Collaborative and five predominately Black churches in…

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When people witness a traumatic event there is a change in one’s behavior and/or cognition.  For over 400+ years there has been racial injustice in the United States (U.S.) against Black people.  This is discrimination based on one’s race.  There is now a call to action as we look at the racism in America and…

COVID-19 and the Black Community People who have chronic medical conditions are more likely to become very sick if they get COVID-19. According to the Center for Disease and Control Prevention, ethnic and minority groups are at an increased risk for developing COVID-19 and dying.  Many of these risks are linked to inequities and social…

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