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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

1 in 5 U.S. adults experience mental illness each year 1 in 20 U.S. adults experience serious mental illness each year 1 in 6 U.S. youth aged 6-17 experience a mental health disorder each year 50% of all lifetime […]

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Gas Prices and Ways to Save

Gas prices have reached an all-time high due to demand greatly exceeding the supply.  The economy and workforce has bounced back much faster than the production of many goods and services.  This global inflation coupled […]

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Electric Vehicle Resources

Despite widespread awareness in a short period of time, electric vehicles(EVs) haven’t achieved mainstream adoption, making up about 2% of vehicle sales.  The adoption rate(the rate that we replace fossil fuel run machinery with clean […]

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A History of Ukraine

Ukraine is the largest country in Europe by land area of 603,628km2.  It has a population of over 40 million people, an official language of Ukrainian, and is a major world exporter of wheat and […]

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Natural Gas Fuel Supply Risk for New England

The Independent System Operator(ISO)-New England has warned that the natural gas supply for New England is precarious this winter.  Emergency actions could be necessary if the region experiences an extended cold snap.  There are several […]

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Edward O. Wilson, June 10, 1929- December 26, 2021

Edward O. Wilson was an American biologist and the leading authority on ants whose study led to some of the biggest and most provocative scientific ideas of the 20th century—the biological basis to human behavior(sociobiology) and […]

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Covid-19 Digital Health Cards

Digital Health Cards launched in Connecticut last week.  Connecticut residents can now download the card to their phone, tablet or computer from the state website. Head to the CT Wiz public portal website. This is […]

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Hamden Town Equity Report 2021

DataHaven’s Connecticut Town Equity Reports are designed to inform local-level efforts to improve community well-being and racial equity.  These reports break down data from the 2020 Census, American Community Survey, DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey, and […]

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Critical Race Theory 101

Chances are you have heard about something called Critical Race Theory(CRT), most likely from watching a national or local television news/opinion show, possibly even on social media.  The issue of CRT has now been localized […]

COVID Resources

Covid-19 Vaccine for Kids Ages 5-11

Covid-19 vaccinations for children ages 5-11 will be available starting today November, 3rd 2021.  Supply is expected to be at full scale the week of November, 8th.  Connecticut has ordered 100,000 doses so far for […]

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month

November is a special month dedicated to spreading awareness, encouraging education, and dispelling misinformation about diabetes.  November 14th is World Diabetes Day, as it commemorates Sir Frederick Banting’s birthday. Sir Banting, along with Charles Best, […]