Why Are We So Negative?

By: Scott Orsey I just lived a deeply insightful week that I believe would challenge even the most steadfast worldview. It came months into a department-wide introspection called our Pathways to Action Project, which involved holding town hall meetings for team members to reflect on our office culture […]

An Ordinary Year in Review

By: Jacquelyn M. Rose, MPH In an ordinary year, I develop a work plan to guide the strategic priorities and efforts of Childhood Prosperity Lab, which oversees the social innovation efforts of Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health (the Office). The plan enables me to map out […]

Image of a cute little girl eating fruit salad at a table showing healthy eating under new dietary guidelines.

Make Every Bite Count!

By: Nancy Trout, MD, MPH Most Americans do not follow a healthy dietary pattern. This is the conclusion of the recently released 2020-2025 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The theme of this edition is “make every bite count.” This edition marks the first time […]