Housing and health are increasingly the focus of study, to better determine how one impacts and influences the other. Foundations at the state and national level are among those devoting resources in Connecticut to seek answers that can ultimately guide future public policy.
With a $125,000 grant from the Connecticut Health Foundation, the Open […]
Connecticut is the fifth healthiest state in the nation, dropping from third a year ago, but remaining in the nation’s top 10, where it has been every year since 1993.
Massachusetts, Hawaii, Vermont, Utah and Connecticut rank as the five healthiest states, while West Virginia, Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi rank the least healthy.
The keynote address “When Boys Will be Girls: Getting A Grip on Gender” will greet attendees – school nurses and school health officials from across Connecticut – attending the 38th Annual School Health Conference on Thursday in Cromwell.
“Critical Issues in School Health 2016,” a two-day conference, will have expert presentations on issues ranging from […]
Among the nation’s 34 most populous states, the rate of preventive health care visits was higher in Connecticut than any state in the nation. Data released this month from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Health Statistics also found that the rate of preventive care visits to primary care physicians, among the […]
Apparently, Hartford is in better shape than many of us may have thought. In fact, a national analysis by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), with support from the Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation, ranks the metropolitan statistical area (MSA) of Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford as 12th in the nation in the annual […]
If you’re looking for the healthiest counties in Connecticut, look no further than Tolland and Middlesex Counties. According to a report released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, Connecticut’s eight counties vary across a range of health categories and indices.
In the report’s analysis of health outcomes, […]
If heart health matters to you and you live in New England – especially Vermont or Connecticut – you’re in good company. Americans’ cardiovascular health varies greatly from state to state, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA) – the […]