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Healthy Homes: 15 Years of Impact

By: Chris Corcoran Connecticut Children’s Healthy Homes Program (Healthy Homes) improves the lives of young children and their families by making homes lead-safe, healthy and more energy efficient. Research shows that addressing all of those areas can have a profound impact on health outcomes, as opposed to focusing […]

Social Innovation Spotlight: Lactation Innovations

Social Innovation Spotlight is a quarterly feature launched by Connecticut Children’s Advancing Kids Innovation Program to highlight the contributions of social innovators promoting the health and well-being of children, families and communities. In her recent blog post, Breastfeeding is Best!, Nancy Trout, MD highlights the health benefits of […]

If You Love Children…

By: Jacquelyn M. Rose, MPH It’s not enough to be an early care and education professional because you love working with children. If you love children, you must leverage your view, your voice, and your visibility to improve the systems and quality of services for young children and […]