Wang talks prisons and healthcare
Eighty percent of prisoners already have chronic medical conditions that require longitudinal medical care — and 95 percent of all prisoners will eventually be released back into society.
YUPP talks social justice
Last night, the Afro-American Cultural Center hosted a discussion on a new social justice project called We Are All Criminals.
Insulin key in neuron regeneration
Age may not cause our nervous system to deteriorate, according to new research from the Yale School of Medicine. Axons, or nerve fibers, tend to grow and repair themselves more slowly as they age, and Yale researchers have discovered that insulin pathways, already known for regulating life span, also regulate neurons’ ability to regenerate. Their »
Connecticut start-ups awarded $5 million
Connecticut’s “Innovation Ecosystem,” a program launched last year by Gov. Dannel Malloy to invest in emerging Connecticut businesses, is awarding $5 million to start-ups in an effort to support entrepreneurship in the state. The funds will come from the $626 million jobs bill approved by the state legislature in 2011. The money will be divided »
Obesity plagues Elm City
Obesity and diabetes are more prevalent in low-income New Haven neighborhoods, according to a report by DataHaven.
Elm City disparities persist
New Haven continues to face severe racial and income disparities in quality of health and educational achievement, according to a report released by DataHaven.
Unused state bonds stir debate
According to a report released Wednesday, the state has approximately $6 billion tied up in authorized but unissued bonds.