Excerpt from news feature by Steve Hamm, Connecticut Health I-Team Writer: "[....] Though the distribution of pills in Fairfield County was the lowest in the state, the Post database showed that pharmacies in the region still sold millions of pills between 2006 and 2012. The highest seller in the county during that time was Walgreen’s Eastern Co., Inc. in Stratford, which sold nearly 4.5 million pills between 2006 and 2016. Two of the county’s top five sellers were in Stratford, two were in Bridgeport and one was in Norwalk.
July 31, 2019
[Excerpt of front-page article by Harrison Connery, with block quote featuring DataHaven by Martha Shanahan, in the Republican-American] July 5, 2019 WATERBURY — Life expectancy in Connecticut is third in the nation, at 80.8 years, according to data from the Journal of the American Medical Association. One factor in residents’ longevity is the state’s falling cancer mortality rate, which has fallen by more than 21% over the past decade, good for the second highest rate in the country, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
July 08, 2019
Excerpt from article by David Radcliffe of the Boston Fed staff: "Racial equity is achieved when one's racial identity has no influence on how one fares in society. As the Working Cities Challenge model has rolled out, we’ve paid increasing attention to the role that race and equity play. Understanding the legacy of race in a particular community helps ground city teams and their plans in the reality of how (and why) cities operate.
June 07, 2019
May 15, 2015 The de Beaumont Foundation today released its inaugural list of 40 Under 40 in Public Health. Twenty-four women and 16 men from 23 states and one U.S. commonwealth were selected for their creative approaches and innovative solutions to improve community health. For more information and a summary of their accomplishments, visit deBeaumont.org/40Under40.
May 15, 2019
This crosstab of results from the 2018 DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey contains weighted estimates for Greater New London, in some cases disaggregated by demographic group. Click on the "Document" link below to download the full PDF.
May 01, 2019
This crosstab of results from the 2018 DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey contains weighted estimates for the 7-town Lower Naugatuck Valley Region, in some cases disaggregated by demographic group. Click on the "Document" link below to download the full PDF.
May 01, 2019