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Too Hungry to Learn: Food Insecurity and School Readiness

Two new research briefs by Children’s HealthWatch show that access to an adequate, healthy diet (also known as food security) during early childhood is essential for developing the skills that children need in school and, later, in the workforce. The first brief, Too Hungry to Learn, illustrates the strong connections between food security in early childhood and the […]

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To Thrive, Minneapolis Children Need a Place to Call Home

CHW published a new policy brief on the impact of stable housing on Minneapolis’s children.

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Safe, Stable Homes Lead to Healthier Children and Families for Baltimore

Children’s HealthWatch published a new policy brief on the positive impact of stable housing on Baltimore’s children.

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A Safe, Stable Place to Call Home Supports Young Children’s Health in Arkansas

Children’s HealthWatch published a new policy brief on the positive impact of stable housing on Arkansas’s children.

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Stable, Affordable Housing Supports Young Children’s Health in Philadelphia

Children’s HealthWatch published a new policy brief on the positive impact of stable housing on Philadelphia’s children.

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Overcrowding and Frequent Moves Undermine Children’s Health

Children’s HealthWatch published a new policy brief on the harmful effects of housing insecurity on young children.

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Boost to SNAP Benefits Protected Young Children’s Health

Children’s HealthWatch published a new policy brief on the positive impact of SNAP benefits on young children.

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Federal Programs that Protect Young Children’s Health

Children’s HealthWatch published a new policy brief on federal programs that support young children’s health and development.

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Too Many Hurdles: Barriers to Receiving SNAP Put Children’s Health at Risk

Children’s HealthWatch published a new policy brief on the consequences of limiting young children’s access to SNAP.

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LIHEAP Stabilizes Family Housing and Protects Children’s Health

Children’s HealthWatch published a new policy brief on the positive impact of LIHEAP on young children and their families.