New Resource Highlights Building for Health

By: Marcus Smith The Building for Health initiative, developed and launched earlier this year by Connecticut Children’s Healthy Homes Program and Local Initiative Support Corporation (LISC), is designed to ensure families get their housing concerns addressed efficiently and effectively, no matter what the problem is. We are thrilled […]

Petit Fellows Share and Inspire

By: Garry Lapidus, PA-C, MPH Every summer, my understanding of the importance of the field of injury prevention grows deeper as I watch our Hayley Petit Injury & Violence Prevention fellows learn and grow. This summer’s fellows were Pranally Desai of Farmington, Connecticut, Callista Love of Bolton, Connecticut, […]

Managing Screen Time for Young Children

By: Nancy Trout, MD, MPH Electronic media has assumed a ubiquitous role in our lives, with both positive and negative effects. Screen time has expanded to include television, computers, video games, phones, and tablets. Recently, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued Guidelines on Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior and […]