Is Inequality Making Us Sick?

Community Based Education University of Connecticut School of Medicine presents: UNNATURAL CAUSES… Is Inequality Making Us Sick? “Place Matters” Thursday, April 8, 2010; 4:30 pm — 8:00 pm Massey Auditorium – Academic Entrance The workshop is free and dinner will be provided. The workshop will begin with a viewing of the “Place Matters” episode from the acclaimed documentary series, Unnatural Causes. The series reveals findings that suggest there is much more to our health than bad habits, health care, or unlucky genes. The social circumstances in which we are born, live, and work can actually get under our skin and…

Colorectal Screening Awareness: Calhoun Family Public Service Announcement

Rocky Hill, CT (25 February 2010)—Last year, 19,000 Connecticut residents were diagnosed with cancer. That’s enough people to fill every seat and more at the XL Center in Hartford. With the XL Center as a backdrop, the Connecticut Cancer Partnership (CCP) is proud to announce a new public service campaign featuring a well- known Connecticut family. “All those empty seats are a powerful message. That’s why I’m supporting the Connecticut Cancer Partnership’s goal to increase cancer screenings,” said Jeff Calhoun. Jeff’s dad “works” at the XL Center. Jeff’s dad—Coach Jim Calhoun—is a cancer survivor. The PSA campaign uses the empty…