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Moral injury, or the psychological distress experienced by committing or failing to prevent acts which oppose one’s moral beliefs, is posing an increasing threat to physicians in the U.S. as more patients are unable to afford care due to lack of health insurance.

Contributor

April 2nd 2021


On March 17, U.S. Reps. Pramila Jayapal and Debbie Dingell made history when they introduced a new, improved House Medicare for All Act of 2021.

CO4UHC

March 18th 2021


Lack of good health care and medical debt can both contribute to a person becoming homeless. Once homeless, living on the streets is dangerous to one’s health.

Contributor

March 15th 2021


When I first got diagnosed with Scleroderma in the summer of 2020, I was determined it wouldn’t slow me down, but I was really worried about the cost. Scleroderma is a rare autoimmune disease affecting the joints and other organs of the body.

Contributor

March 15th 2021


Stephany Rose Spaulding, founder of Truth & Conciliation and a CO4UHC Board member, says the filibuster must go for Congress to make any substantial progressive progress. Rev. Spaulding also serves as Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs.

CO4UHC

March 10th 2021


Here are 5 reasons why young people should advocate for universal health care.

Universal health care has become increasingly more important as the threat of global warming and environmental destruction worsens…

Contributor

February 11th 2021


Even though statistics on COVID-19’s impact on elders are tragic and frightening, we can’t undermine the negative effects that this pandemic is also having on the younger generation.

Contributor

January 29th 2021


Among the seemingly endless list of negative impacts that the COVID-19 pandemic has thrust upon our society is an intense decline in mental health for many individuals. More than half of Americans surveyed in a recent study say that their mental health has worsened as a result of the pandemic.

Contributor

December 29th 2020


As a young woman in my 20s, I know many people my age who are no stranger to the lifestyle of the proverbial “starving college student;” however, many of them are not students at all, but full-time employed young people who struggle to pay rent and put food on the table, let alone pay for health care during a pandemic.

Contributor

December 11th 2020


Lincoln, my friend of 20 years, called in early April to let me know that he had taken his mother to the doctor on two separate occasions and her symptoms were minimized, dismissed and she was sent home. The third and final time the staff decided to test her. That’s when they discovered his mother had COVID-19. She died later that day.

Robert Davis

December 4th 2020