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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 – April 18, 2014

New Haven Register: In New Haven, ‘Afro-Vegan’ cookbook author hails gardening as activism – “Sometimes a cookbook makes a great manifesto. In a pair of local appearances this week, for example, “Afro-Vegan” chef Bryant Terry stormed the barricades of food inequality with an armful of recipes and a dash of … Read More

Health Disparities Round-Up – April 11, 2014

Just in case you missed it, here’s some of the latest health disparities news, posts and reports from this past week WNPR News: For Connecticut’s DPH, a Big-Picture Snapshot of State Health – “A new report called “Healthy Connecticut 2020,” from the state Department of Public Health, outlines some of … Read More

Health Disparities Round-Up – April 4, 2014

Just in case you missed it, here’s some of the latest health disparities news, posts and reports from this past week. CT mirror: At Obamacare deadline, rush to enroll, questions about what’s next – “Demand was high in the final days of the first open enrollment period under the federal … Read More

Affordable Care Act Success Could make Existing Healthcare Problems Worse

When there’s not enough of something to go around, who loses out? The rich and powerful? Doubtful. Vulnerable populations are least able to command scarce resources. When there’s not enough healthcare to go around, people with money or power get first choice. The leftovers go to those without either. For … Read More