Tag Archives: Health Equity

My Public Health Dream Come True?

by Stephanye R. Clarke Social determinants of health heavily impact health status and outcomes—that’s why it is encouraging to see financial incentives that attempt to address this root problem. It’s a problem we’ve been talking about for some time. At … Continue reading

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Statewide Survey Sheds Light on Wellbeing in Connecticut 

By Max Friedman  A newly released survey of thousands of Connecticut residents provides current information on how people in each city and town feel about their lives, health and communities. DataHaven, a New Haven-based nonprofit group specializing in local public … Continue reading

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Is Connecticut Really the 6th Healthiest State?

By Stephanye R. Clarke Connecticut is among the top 10 healthiest states and is down two spots from last year. According to a recent report by the United Health Foundation, Connecticut is the sixth healthiest state in the country. No, … Continue reading

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World AIDS Day 2015

By Stephanye R. Clarke World AIDS Day is observed December 1st as a way to remember the many lives lost to HIV/AIDS, to honor the ongoing fight of people living with HIV/AIDS and to renew our fight to end the … Continue reading

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Another Inspiring Summit…

By Stephanye R. Clarke Last Thursday New Haven Healthy Start, the City of New Haven and Community Foundation of Greater New Haven hosted a Health Equity Summit, aptly titled: “Why Health Equity Matters – Eliminating Health Disparities.” Featured speakers were: … Continue reading

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A Matter of Life or Death?

By Stephanye R. Clarke Earlier today I learned something that was disturbing. Call me naïve, but I really had no idea that legislation guides what providers can and cannot say to their patients in some states. When it comes right … Continue reading

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19,750 Low-Income Parents Will Lose Their HUSKY Health Insurance

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