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The non-profit Connecticut Health Investigative Team [C-HIT] is dedicated to producing original, responsible, in-depth journalism on issues of health and safety, in Connecticut and the surrounding region.

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The non-profit Connecticut Health Investigative Team [C-HIT] is dedicated to producing original, responsible, in-depth journalism on issues of health and safety, in Connecticut and the surrounding region.

    The WorkUp: Lost Lives - Janet Rice

    The WorkUp: Lost Lives - Janet Rice

    This is Lost Lives, a new series of podcasts presented by the Connecticut Health I-Team's The Workup. Lost Lives examines the starkest health disparity – life expectancy. People living in poverty in the United States die younger than Americans with more wealth. In each episode, we’re going to create a portrait of someone who suffered early death and talk with family about how the loss continues to shape their own lives. On this episode, Janet Rice, whose son, Shane Oliver, was fatally shot during an argument in 2012.

    • 10 min
    The WorkUp: Lost Lives - Gail Williams

    The WorkUp: Lost Lives - Gail Williams

    This is Lost Lives, a new series of podcasts presented by the Connecticut Health I-Team's The Workup. Lost Lives examines the starkest health disparity – life expectancy. People living in poverty in the United States die younger than Americans with more wealth. In each episode, we’re going to create a portrait of someone who suffered early death and talk with family about how the loss continues to shape their own lives. On this episode, Gail Williams, who is 60 and lives in New Haven.

    • 13 min
    C-HIT The WorkUp: Medical Homes

    C-HIT The WorkUp: Medical Homes

    Medical homes are producing better patient outcomes by a variety of measures. Patients seen in this environment get more primary and preventive care and are less likely to end up in the emergency room.

    • 6 min
    C-HIT The WorkUp: SNAP

    C-HIT The WorkUp: SNAP

    Wanda Perez is grocery shopping at the New Haven Stop &
    Shop. She has an encyclopedic knowledge of the regular prices
    of the items she buys, and nothing goes in the cart without
    Wanda weighing the price and the healthiness of that
    particular food. She needs to make her SNAP benefits last – and
    she needs to consider her diet.

    • 6 min
    C-HIT The WorkUp: Mental Health and Smoking

    C-HIT The WorkUp: Mental Health and Smoking

    Smoking is common among people with mental illness – they buy about 40 percent of the cigarettes sold in the US. Quitting can be harder for people with a mental health diagnosis – and they can have trouble finding the help they need to kick the habit.

    • 6 min
    The Workup: Public Charge

    The Workup: Public Charge

    Some people rely on Medicaid to access health care. Or they use other federal benefits, like food stamps and housing assistance, to build the foundations of a healthy life. A proposed change to federal regulations, though, is making some immigrants wary of accessing these services.

    The Workup is an occasional series of podcasts exploring health issues that concern you.

    • 5 min

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