The Housing Vaccine for Homeless Families: It’s time to do what works

As a pediatrician and researcher on how housing affects child health, I see the unintended consequences of public policy playing out on the bodies on my patients every day. I […]

SNAP cuts hurt: Moving from hunger to opportunity

President Obama asserted last week in his State of the Union address that what united us as a nation is “the simple, profound belief in opportunity for all – the […]

Baltimore Mothers’ Stable Employment Promotes Child and Family Health

The state of the US economy is a major source of concern among families with young children. Unemployment, rising costs, and cuts to safety net programs, such as the Supplemental […]

Punishing Hard Work: The Unintended Consequences of Cutting SNAP

Working in the nexus between policy, advocacy, and research, we hear story after story of how frustrating and arduous the climb out of poverty can be for parents of young […]

It’s Hunger Season Again! Fa La La La La! or BAH HUMBUG?

November marks the beginning of what is sometimes cynically referred to as “Hunger Season.” No, it’s not officially the beginning of open-season on hungry people, though these days it can […]

What man is there among you?

The self-portrait of a caregiver in one of my programs at the Center for Hunger Free Communities in Philadelphia hangs in my office. It is a portrait of pure humanity […]

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 […]

Northeast Regional Anti Hunger Network (NERAHN) strongly opposes House action on split Farm Bill

As part of the Northeast Regional Anti-Hunger Network (NEHRAN), Children’s HealthWatch signed a statement opposing House action on a split Farm Bill.

The authors response to the comments on Household Food insecurity and excess weight/obesity among Brazilian women and children: a life-course approach.

The authors response to the comments on Household Food insecurity and excess weight/obesity among Brazilian women and children: a life-course approach.

Food insecurity in countries with low development: new trends. A response to Household Food insecurity and excess weight/obesity among Brazilian women and children: a life-course approach.

A response to Household Food insecurity and excess weight/obesity among Brazilian women and children: a life-course approach.