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Pedestrian Safety Laws

Slow Down! New Laws Take Effect

By: Amy Watkins, MPH October is Pedestrian Safety Month. With the new laws taking effect this month, pedestrian and bicycle safety has been the talk of the town. And for good reason. In Connecticut, around 60 pedestrians are killed each year in crashes with vehicles. That’s more than […]

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Addressing Community Needs to Promote Well-Being

As we celebrate 25 years of service to children and families in 2021, Connecticut Children’s proudly continues our long-standing commitment to strengthening families to promote optimal child health, development, and well-being. In addition to providing high quality clinical, medical, and surgical care to accomplish this goal, Connecticut Children’s […]

Learning is Fun!

Making it Safe for All

By: Scott Orsey Change is hard, especially where structure creates imbalance in perspectives, power and impact. When years of good intentions yield underwhelming results, it is time to question the approach. In this four-part blog series, Scott Orsey explores the model used by scientists to measure health and well-being […]

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Determinants of X

By: Scott Orsey Change is hard, especially where structure creates imbalance in perspectives, power and impact. When years of good intentions yield underwhelming results related to health and well-being outcomes, it is time to question the approach. In this four-part blog series, Scott Orsey explores the model used by […]

Center of the Universe

We Are Not the Center of the Universe

By: Scott Orsey Change is hard, especially where structure creates imbalance in perspectives, power and impact. When years of good intentions yield underwhelming results for children and families, it is time to question the approach. In this four-part blog series, Scott Orsey explores the model used by scientists to […]