The Supreme Court Votes for Equality

The long-awaited decisions on marriage equality from the Supreme Court are in, and the news is good. Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which defined marriage as exclusively between a man and a woman, is dead. And the justices have dismissed the California same-sex marriage ban (Proposition 8) case — effectively clearing […]

CommunicateHealth President Is “40 under Forty!”

Stacy Robison holding a white board that says "health!"

Another big kudos to our president and co-founder Stacy Robison for her recognition this year as one of the top 40 young professionals in Western Massachusetts. Each year, BusinessWest honors outstanding young business, civic, and non-profit leaders with the “40 under Forty” title. Working at various health agencies, Stacy saw the need for clearer health […]

Protecting the Sexual Health of NYC Teens

Screen shot of Teens in NYC Protection+ app that lists where to go, what to get, and what to expect as menu options

The Bloomberg administration in New York City has combined 3 of my very favorite things — sexual health, adolescent health, and digital health — with the launch of a new app that gives teens quick access to information about important sexual health services. Funded by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, […]

CommunicateHealth Receives the 2013 USWCC Innovation & Performance Award

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CommunicateHealth has caught the eye of the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce (USWCC) for the second year in a row. USWCC honors the contributions and accomplishments of extraordinary women-owned small business contractors in the United States. In 2012, CommunicateHealth was thrilled to receive the Emerging Star Award; this year, we’re equally excited to report that […]

In Support of Syringe Exchange Programs

  A new short documentary about syringe exchange programs circulated the CommunicateHealth office this week — and it got a lot of us talking. The Exchange was funded by the Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) in an effort to galvanize support to end the federal funding ban on syringe exchange programs. These programs provide injection […]

Housing and Your Health: Connecting the Dots

In an opinion piece published last week in Roll Call, Raphael Bostic (HUD) and Risa Lavizzo-Mourey (RWJF) tell it like it is: housing policy is health policy. We are proud to support HUD — as well as HHS, EPA, and other federal agencies — in their joint effort to create healthy homes and neighborhoods. Our […]