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  • Life expectancy in Stamford differs greatly from neighborhood to neighborhood

    [Excerpt from front page article in the Sunday 9/8/2019 Stamford Advocate by Ignacio Laguarda, featuring analysis by DataHaven]

    Sep. 9, 2019

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  • Whites In Midsize Cities Report Poor Health Compared To Counterparts In Urban Centers

    [Excerpt from feature article by Kate Farrish, Connecticut Health Investigative Team, featuring analysis of the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey and appearing in the CT Mirror and elsewhere]: In West Haven, 24% of white residents reported their health as fair or poor, a rate worse than whites statewide and in New Haven. Fifty miles east, 19% of white New London residents reported feeling depressed or hopeless, higher numbers than statewide and in Bridgeport.

    Sep. 3, 2019

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  • Prescription opioids targeted Connecticut's most vulnerable residents

    [Excerpt from news feature by Steve Hamm, Connecticut Health Investigative Team, appearing in the Middletown Press and elsewhere:  

    Jul. 31, 2019

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Health

  • Data: Connecticut ranks high in life expectancy, cancer survival rates

    [Excerpt of front-page article by Harrison Connery, with block quote featuring DataHaven by Martha Shanahan, in the Republican-American] July 5, 2019 WATERBURY — Life expectancy in Connecticut is third in the nation, at 80.8 years, according to data from the Journal of the American Medical Association. One factor in residents’ longevity is the state’s falling cancer mortality rate, which has fallen by more than 21% over the past decade, good for the second highest rate in the country, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    Jul. 8, 2019

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  • Making racial equity integral to all aspects of the Working Cities Challenge

    Excerpt from article by David Radcliffe of the Boston Fed staff: "Racial equity is achieved when one's racial identity has no influence on how one fares in society. As the Working Cities Challenge model has rolled out, we’ve paid increasing attention to the role that race and equity play. Understanding the legacy of race in a particular community helps ground city teams and their plans in the reality of how (and why) cities operate.

    Jun. 7, 2019

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Civic Vitality, Demographics

  • de Beaumont Foundation Announces Inaugural 40 Under 40 in Public Health

    May 15, 2019 The de Beaumont Foundation today released its inaugural list of 40 Under 40 in Public Health. Twenty-four women and 16 men from 23 states and one U.S. commonwealth were selected for their creative approaches and innovative solutions to improve community health. For more information and a summary of their accomplishments, visit

    May. 15, 2019

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