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CT’s SAT Requirement: What a Waste!

Repost from Ann Cronin’s blog Big News! It was on the front page of the The Hartford Courant, reported on in all the other state newspapers, and featured on the Connecticut State Department of

BPS is just as harmful to the reproductive system as BPA, the chemical it replaced

Source: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA – LOS ANGELES HEALTH SCIENCES FINDINGS Bisphenol S, a chemical used to manufacture polycarbonate water bottles and many other products such as epoxy glues and cash

Working full time not enough to lift thousands of working parents out of poverty

Source: COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY’S MAILMAN SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH Even after working 40 or more hours a week, thousands of Florida parents would need to earn nearly double the state’s current hourly

Some Catholic hospitals make it hard for physicians to provide referrals for reproductive services

Source: WILEY JOURNAL: Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health Catholic hospitals, which represent a growing share of health care in the United States, prohibit staff from providing many common

Attention Jim Himes

by Jared Bernstein, Washington Post: The progressive victory nobody’s talking about In both the Republican and Democrat nominating conventions, the issue of government debt and deficits hardly came

Especially true in Connecticut

Worthy of Our Contempt, by Paul Krugman, NY Times: …(T)he real sinners here are Republican leaders who are actively supporting a candidate whom they know poses a danger to the nation. It’s not hard to

Latest Health Research

Diet Frequent nut consumption associated with less inflammation Jonathan Kantrowitz at Health News Report – 11 hours ago In a study of more than 5,000 people, investigators from Brigham and Women’s

Study links gymnastics equipment to exposure to flame-retardant chemicals

Source: Boston University School of Public Health As the summer Olympics get underway, a new study co-authored by Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) researchers reports that popular