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.

A Safe, Decent, Affordable Home is Like a Vaccine

Dr. Megan Sandel, Children’s HealthWatch Co-Principal Investigator, spoke on Eden Housing’s Affordable Housing Podcast about the impacts of housing insecurity on children’s health.

The Food Stamp Vaccine

Children’s HealthWatch research on the importance of SNAP was featured in a blog entry on the Huffington Post.

Pediatricians: Scientific Evidence Shows GOP’s Cuts to Food Stamps Will Hurt Children

Children’s HealthWatch’s recent commentary in The Lancet was featured in an article from The RawStory.

Report: SNAP Is Vaccine Against Hunger

Dr. Deborah Frank, Children’s HealthWatch Founder and Principal Investigator, spoke to WGBH about recently published Children’s HealthWatch research and the importance of SNAP.

ACH Recognized for ‘Acting Out Against Hunger’

Dr. Patrick Casey, Children’s HealthWatch Co-Principal Investigator, accepted an award on behalf of Arkansas Children’s Hospital for efforts to fight child hunger.

Persistent High Child Poverty Threatens our Economic Prosperity

Dr. John Cook, Children’s HealthWatch Co-Principal Investigator, and Allison Bovell, Children’s HealthWatch Site Coordinator, wrote a post for Massachusetts KidsCount on new Census Bureau poverty data.

POV: Starving Out Food Stamps

Children’s HealthWatch researchers wrote a column on the importance of SNAP as part of BU Today’s POV series.