Breastfeeding is Best!

By: Nancy Trout, MD The United States delegation to the United Nations World Health Assembly recently shocked the public health sector (and much of the world) by seeking to water down a resolution that called for governments to “protect, promote and support breastfeeding” and to restrict misleading advertising of food products that are harmful for…

Are We Asking the Wrong Questions About Investing in Child Health?

By: Scott Orsey Are we missing the mark when it comes to how we best invest in children’s health? Perhaps a futuristic look at the transportation sector may hold relevant and innovative solutions to transforming healthcare. I recently had the opportunity to listen to Tony Seba deliver inspiring and motivating remarks at a conference. Tony…

Summer Fellows Study Injury Prevention

By: Garry Lapidus, PA-C, MPH Summer is a busy time at Connecticut Children’s Injury Prevention Center (IPC) because the season always brings with it an unfortunate array of preventable injuries, and we do all we can to raise awareness about the ways parents and caregivers can prevent such injuries. Through all of our media interviews…