What pediatricians have learned about SNAP

As pediatricians and researchers, my colleagues and I see every day the many ways in which poverty and food insecurity are written on the bodies and brains of our very young patients. In 1998 we watched with concern as the 1996 Welfare Reform Act was debated and passed.  There was no plan to monitor the […]

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Children’s HealthWatch Research and Policy Priorities are comprised of the topics on which we will be focusing for the next two to three years.  While we continually collect data on all of our core topics, especially food, housing, and energy insecurity, in anticipation of issues that will form the national public policy debate we focus […]