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With our partner, the Connecticut Health Foundation, Connecticut Public Radio's Health Equity and Access Project strives to create awareness about Health Access and advance Health Equity among Connecticut residents, businesses, the educational community, the health care sector, community leaders, and policymakers.As the only statewide public radio station, Connecticut Public Radio has the flexibility and resources to educate Connecticut residents about health disparities through in-depth reporting, hour-long programs, and community events.Visit the Connecticut Health Foundation at cthealth.org.

Health Equity: Gail Christopher on Why Place Matters

Dr. Gail Christopher has been a crusader for better health outcomes in America, championing an idea that “place matters,” finding that the way people live in some communities puts them at a much higher risk for disease. 

We sit down to talk to her about her ideas for a healthier America. It's part of our Health Equity and Access Reporting project, in partnership with the Connecticut Health Foundation. 

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  • Gail Christopher - Senior advisor and Vice President at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Lydia Brown, Tucker Ives, Chion Wolf, Denaya Christopherson, and Jackson Mitchell contributed to this show.

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