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Health Justice CT blog is our voice on critical issues related to racial and ethnic health disparities.  Whether we are discussing the latest headlines or a recent study, our goal is to ask the tough questions, find innovative solutions and ultimately achieve health justice for everyone in Connecticut.

Health Disparities Round-Up – February 27, 2015

Just in case you missed it, here’s some of the latest health disparities news, posts and reports from this past week. LA Times: Number of Latino doctors isn’t keeping pace with population, study says – “Latinos as a group suffer disproportionately from poverty-related conditions such as diabetes and heart disease. … Read More

Shaping Great Places for People to Grow Up and Grow Older

Connecticut is undergoing a permanent and historic transformation in its demographics: it is aging and diversifying.  Connecticut is the 7th oldest state in the nation with the 3rd longest-lived constituency. Between 2010 and 2040, Connecticut’s population of people age 65 and older is expected to grow by 57%. Moreover, the … Read More

Health Disparities Round-Up – February 20, 2015

Just in case you missed it, here’s some of the latest health disparities news, posts and reports from this past week. The CT Mirror: Medicaid clients, seniors, health care providers face cuts under governor’s plan – “Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposed budget aims to save hundreds of millions of dollars … Read More

Health Disparities Round-Up – February 13, 2015

Just in case you missed it, here’s some of the latest health disparities news, posts and reports from this past week. CTLatinoNews.com: After Obamacare Deadline: Obstacles For Latinos Who Want To Use The System – “As the second annual open enrollment for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act nears … Read More