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  • Healthy Communities: What Local Governments Can Do To Reduce and Prevent Obesity

    The CDC presented their research on causes of obesity and how the government can address the epidemic. They advocated for policy and environmental change and provided recommendations of community strategies.

    Dec. 31, 2010

    Health

  • City Scape: Community Health Program Planning 2010 Field Action Report

    This study, carried out by a coalition of students and representatives from CitySeed, addressed the issue of nutritional disparity among New Haven residents receiving SNAP benefits. They suggested a food system approach and encouraging residents to use their SNAP benefits at farmers markets to buy fruits and vegetables.

    Dec. 31, 2010

    Health

  • Assessing HIV AIDS Prevention Services in Three Connecticut Cities

    This report analyzes whether preventative services offered by the Connecticut Department of Public Health are reaching priority populations (focusing on New Haven, Hartford, and Willimantic).

    Dec. 31, 2010

    Health

  • CARE: Health & Achievement

    CARE conducted a survey of over 1,000 5th and 6th graders' health and academic achievement. The results showed that students with better health habits were more likely to math, reading, and writing goals.

    Nov. 27, 2010

    Health

  • A city's well-being

    This article from the Yale Public Health magazine takes a closer look at the work done by Jeanette Ickovics and the researchers in CARE. It provides readers with an idea of what it is like to work at CARE, mapping New Haven neighborhoods and surveying local residents to learn about their health needs.

    Nov. 1, 2010

    Health

  • William W. Backus Hospital: 2010 Community Health Needs Assessment

    The purpose of this study, carried out by William W. Backus Hospital in 2010, was to gather current statistics and qualitative feedback on the key issues facing service area residents. There are three componenets: a secondary data profile, a Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, and focus groups. The report explores demographics, general health status, and specific areas of interest.

    Sep. 3, 2010

    Health

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