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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.

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Healthy Moms: Improving the Quality of Life for Baltimore City Mothers

Baltimore mothers with symptoms of depression or poor health have children at increased risk for developmental problems, poor health, and hospitalizations. Baltimore mothers who experience economic stressors are more likely to have symptoms of depression and poor health. Baltimore mothers with a high school education or more, or who are employed, are less likely to have symptoms of depression and poor health. […]

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Reading, Writing and Hungry: The consequences of food insecurity on children and on our nation’s economic success

A research brief, based on a report of the same name written by Children’s HealthWatch and the Food Research Action Center, demonstrates that food insecurity among young children carries significant economic costs for individuals, families, and society as a whole