Rich State, Empty Plates: A Symposium on Hunger in Connecticut

On December 5th, Stephanie Ettinger de Cuba, Children’s HealthWatch Research and Policy Director, will be speaking at End Hunger Connecticut’s “Rich State, Empty Plates” symposium on hunger.

What Data Tells us About the Farm Bill

Dr. Megan Sandel, Children’s HealthWatch Co-Principal Investigator, wrote a blog entry for Human Impact Partners on the health impacts of the Farm Bill.

SNAP Cuts Negotiations Could Yield Tricks, not Treats, for Babies

Children’s HealthWatch research on SNAP was featured in a Zero to Three blog post on the ARRA benefit rollback.

Dr. Megan Sandel Connects Home to Health

On November 5th, Dr. Megan Sandel, Children’s HealthWatch Co-Principal Investigator, spoke at the Home Matters for Health symposium in San Francisco. Here is an excerpt of Dr. Sandel’s remarks.

Media Roundup: Children’s HealthWatch Warns of SNAP Cuts in Lancet Commentary

A number of media outlets reported on the recently published Children’s HealthWatch commentary featured in The Lancet.

For Kids’ Health: SNAP Helps Ensure Well-Being

Drs. Eduardo Ochoa and Patrick Casey , Children’s HealthWatch Co-Principal Investigators, wrote an op-ed published in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette on the positive impact SNAP has on young children and why Congress should not impose further SNAP funding cuts.

Time to Tell the Truth About Food Stamps

Children’s HealthWatch research on SNAP was highlighted in a Huffington Post blog entry by Deborah Weinstein.

Statement on Nationwide Reduction of SNAP Benefits – Diluting the Effect of the SNAP Vaccine

Children’s HealthWatch released a statement commenting on the nationwide reduction of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits resulting from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) rollback on November 1, 2013.

Millions on Food Stamps Facing Benefits Cuts

Children’s HealthWatch research on SNAP was featured in a CBS News article.

Home Matters for Health

On November 5th, Dr. Megan Sandel, Children’s HealthWatch Co-Principal Investigator, will be taking part in a panel discussion at the Home Matters for Health symposium in San Francisco.