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Panel: “Universal” Must Include Racial Equity

by Melinda Tuhus | Sep 30, 2007 4:59 pm | Comments (2)

juan%20and%20jacqui.JPGWill (or can) universal health care eliminate racial disparities in access and treatment? That was the question up for discussion among health providers, politicians and policy wonks at a Friday morning forum at BRAMS Hall in the Hill.

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Why Are Infant Deaths Back On The Rise?

by Paul Bass | Sep 25, 2007 8:41 am

karsif.JPGThis man is on the trail of a mystery killer taking the lives of babies, particularly black babies.

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Roe v. Wade—Down, Not Out

by Melinda Tuhus | Sep 21, 2007 12:45 pm | Comments (6)

Reva%20Siegel.jpgAre abortion rights in the U.S. soon to be a thing of the past? Some of the pro-choice movement’s biggest legal brains hashed out that question before a standing room only crowd at Yale Law School.

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Pressure On Smuts Revealed

by Allan Appel | Sep 21, 2007 9:43 am | Comments (2)

IMG_2623.JPGDespite extensive public scrutiny and analysis, no one has been able to explain, given the major tensions afloat in the Elm City, how city Chief Administrative Officer Rob Smuts remains so remarkably calm and easygoing.  Now, thanks to the city’s Employee Wellness Program, the proof, the reason, is finally in, and it’s incontrovertible: He’s got great blood pressure!

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Project Brotherhood Gets 197 Bros To The Doc

by Allan Appel | Sep 19, 2007 10:56 am | Comments (1)

prostate%20003.JPGNo need to wince, dear masculine readers (we’ll come back to this later), but yesterday at Saint Raphael’s approximately 197 digital rectal exams were performed, part of the second annual prostate cancer screening offered by the hospital’s Project Brotherhood.

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The Youngest Trauma Victims, Engaged

by Melinda Tuhus | Sep 12, 2007 12:41 pm

rosa%20and%20steve.JPGSome 100 people marked Sept. 11 by hearing about New Haven’s most celebrated effort of helping children traumatized by violence, from two of the effort’s founders: U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro and Yale professor Steven Marans (pictured).

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Digital Mammo is Ammo

by Melinda Tuhus | Sep 7, 2007 11:53 am

nancy%20wyman.JPGState Comptroller Nancy Wyman (pictured) was checking out a new digital mammography van debuting at the Hill Health Center Thursday morning. She said in her life before politics, she was a radiology technician, so she knows how much this new technology has advanced over the old—leading to earlier detection, more effective treatment, and reduced mortality from breast cancer.

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Sicko CT, In Black And White

by Melinda Tuhus | Sep 6, 2007 9:00 am | Comments (1)

crystal.JPGMove over, Michael Moore. New Haven has a filmmaker who has something she wants to say about the state of health care, in Connecticut.

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Will State Follow The Health Care $$$ For Kids?

by Melinda Tuhus | Sep 5, 2007 3:52 pm | Comments (1)

The state supposedly now has universal health care for children—but it turns out that it won’t be so easy to find out whether the public money to pay for it actually goes to the kids.

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NAACP Calls For Minority Health Office

by Paul Bass | Sep 2, 2007 3:35 pm | Comments (1)

rawlings.jpgIn the wake of a new report on how Connecticut’s health-care system is leaving behind African-Americans, a state NAACP official is calling for creation of a state Office of Minority Health funded by tobacco-settlement money.

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