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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 – July 18, 2014

Just in case you missed it, here’s some of the latest health disparities news, posts and reports from this past week. Colorlines: A New Way to Fight Health Disparities? – “There’s a big question behind pretty much every health care debate in the U.S.: Why, despite all the money spent … Read More

Health Disparities Round-Up – July 11, 2014

Just in case you missed it, here’s some of the latest health disparities news, posts and reports from this past week. CNBC 25: Obamacare’s big winners: young adults, Latinos and poor – “Three groups that long had the toughest time affording health insurance were the biggest beneficiaries of Obamacare’s goal … Read More

Health Disparities Round-Up – July 4, 2014

Just in case you missed it, here’s some of the latest health disparities news, posts and reports from this past week. Wtnh.com: Medicaid expansion helps 100 families – “One hundred more families will be able to care for their children at home thanks to an expansion in Connecticut’s Medicaid program … Read More

VA Needs to be Supported not Undercut

In a report released to President Obama last Friday, White House Deputy Chief of Staff Rob Nabors found “a corrosive culture” and inadequate resources contributed to the Veteran Affairs health care scandal. The allegations that led to resignation of Eric Shinseki as VA Secretary has the potential to be more than … Read More