October 28th, 2016

Stand Up and Be Counted in the Fight against Lead Poisoning

by Christopher Bloom Lead poisoning—you know, it seems like we should’ve had this problem licked by now. Every year, we (NCHH and our partners) get out and stomp the figurative pavement, reminding people—parents, teachers, doctors, members of… More

September 26th, 2016

The Family that Smokes Together

The Family that Smokes Together by Christopher Bloom Before Dad was a physician, he was a smoker. And, because we lived in his house, we were smokers too. Throughout my life, people have thought it odd that a… More

May 6th, 2016

NCHH and Coalition Campaign on Capitol Hill

NCHH and Coalition Campaign on Capitol Hill by Julie Kruse and Christopher Bloom As African refugees who immigrated to Rhode Island in 2007 to start a new life, Teddi Jallow and her husband were excited and proud… More

March 24th, 2015

NCHH Takes to the Hill

NCHH Takes to the Hill by Christopher Bloom Last Tuesday, March 17, a small but mighty group, led by Julie Kruse, NCHH’s Director of Policy, visited 22 congressional offices in Washington, DC, to recommend full funding in… More