Category: Child Health

Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health engages in promoting optimal health, development and well-being of all children. The Office does this by enhancing cross-sector collaboration to build stronger systems of support for children and families, by strengthening families to ensure children have an opportunity to reach their full potential, and by advancing innovative solutions that address gaps related to the social needs of children and families.

Death in the Back Seat

By: Garry Lapidus, PA-C, MPH There’s no doubt about it, seat belt use among drivers and passengers in vehicles saves lives. However, there’s a gap in Connecticut’s current law that should be fixed. Twenty-nine states and the District of Columbia have made it mandatory for adult passengers riding […]

Time to Reframe our World View

By: Paul H. Dworkin, MD Spirited debate over immigration policy in our country and controversial comments attributed to our president regarding immigrants’ nations of origin have fueled intense concerns for the international reputation of the United States. Pundits lament a loss of global standing and prestige due to […]