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  • Closing Shaw's is Bad for Our Health

    In response to the closing of Shaw's Supermarket, CARE carried out a project to map New Haven neighborhoods and take inventory of places to buy food. The results showed that there is a lack of grocery stores and supermarkets in New Haven, making it difficult for people to find healthy food.

    Mar. 31, 2010


  • New RWJF Interactive Tobacco Map Highlights Local Policy Concerns

    For the first time, a new, interactive map [no longer active] from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation gives policy-makers and advocates a nationwide picture of continuing state efforts on key tobacco control policies. The interactive map is a wealth of information on policies related to tobacco control, cigarette taxes and prevention spending, and also features key data points about mortality, consumer behavior and public health.

    Mar. 11, 2010


  • New USDA Atlas Compares Food Environments of U.S. Counties

    Your Food Environment Atlas is an online mapping tool that assembles statistics on food environment indicators and provides a spatial overview of a community's ability to access healthy food and its success in doing so. The atlas was developed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service, with support from federal agencies, academia, and the private sector.

    Feb. 26, 2010


  • Step-by-step Guide to Facilitating A Community Health Equity Dialogue

    The Connecticut Association of Directors of Health ran a workshop on "Community Engagement through Facilitated Dialogue." This guide, used by the CADH's teams, was the basis for the workshop.

    Feb. 4, 2010


  • Stop & Shop to open on Whalley Ave. in New Haven

    [Excerpt] The Stop & Shop Supermarket Co. Tuesday closed the deal with SuperValu, parent company of Shaw's Supermarkets, to take over the remaining eight years on Shaw's lease for the 150 Whalley Ave. site at Dwight Place.

    Feb. 2, 2010


  • Breaking Through on the Social Determinants of Health and Health Disparities: an approach to message translation

    The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation addressed the importance of tailoring a message to the intended audience and created this report to outline various factors to consider in targeted messaging.

    Dec. 31, 2009