What Congress and the Media are Missing in the Food Stamp Debate

Dr. Deborah Frank, Children’s Healthwatch Founder and Principal Investigator, was interviewed about the benefit caculation for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). In most of the country SNAP benefit amounts are insufficient.

In Slashing SNAP, Congress Has Hungry Children in Its Crosshairs

Dr. Deborah Frank, Children’s HealthWatch Founder and Principal Investigator, was interviewed by Steve Holt for an article published by Take Part. The article was about the importance of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to children’s health and well-being.

INTERVIEW: How to Tell if a Child is Malnourished

Children’s HealthWatch Co-Principal Investigator, Dr. Diana Cutts, was interviewed on KSTP ABC Channel 5 News.

How Cuts to Food Stamps Threaten Children’s Health

Dr. Deborah Frank, Founder and Principal Investigator, and Dr. Mariana Chilton, Co-Principal Investigator, were interviewed about how cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) will harm children in an article published by Wired.

Food Stamps: Fighting Hunger or Draining Resources?

Dr. Deborah Frank, Children’s Healthwatch Principal Investigator and Founder, spoke on National Public Radio (NPR) about SNAP (the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program).

Health of Children Classified as Underweight by CDC Reference by Normal by WHO Standard

Dr. Alan Meyers, Children’s HealthWatch Co-Principal Investigator, published a paper titled, “Health of Children Classified as Underweight by CDC Reference by Normal by WHO Standard” inPediatrics.

New Research: For Many Working Families Loss or Reduction of SNAP Benefits Can Cause SeriousHarm

Children’s HealthWatch releases a summary of our new research on the negative health impacts of the loss of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits due to small increases in income. Children’s HealthWatch believes this research illustrates that cutting SNAP in the 2013 Farm Bill would result in real detrimental health impacts.

Pediatric Health Professionals from Around the Country Know SNAP is Good Medicine

Children’s HealthWatch releases a statement about the importance of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to Children’s Health. As pediatric researchers, Children’s HealthWatch’s Principal Investigator’s strongly believe that the SNAP program should be protected and strengthened in the 2013 Farm Bill.

Digging Into the Healthcare Part of the Poverty Issue

Tianna Gaines-Turner, Witnesses to Hunger, and Dr. Mariana Chilton, Children’s HealthWatch Co-Principal Invesitagor, were speakers on the Melissa Harris-Perry show on MSNBC.

How Do We Solve Poverty? Honor Thy Mother

Dr. Mariana Chillton, Children’s HealthWatch Co-Principal Investigator and Founder of Witnesses to Hunger, wrote an important article about solving poverty published by the Melissa Harris-Perry show (MSNBC).