Senator Hillary Clinton Urgest Adding $1 Billion in Emergency Funding for LIHEAP

Clinton Urges Action to Assist Low-Income Households in Coming Winter Months as Energy Prices Reach Record Highs, featuring C-SNAP

The High Cost of Winter

Radio Boston hosted C-SNAP Principal Investigators, Dr. Deborah Frank and Dr. John Cook, in a discussion of rising home energy costs and the health consequences for young children.

Officials’ support of food stamps welcome

Pediatric research shows that food stamps help to buffer children from food insecurity’s harmful effects. Children whose families receive food stamps are 26 percent less likely to be food insecure than eligible children whose families aren’t receiving them. Food stamps buffer families from harmful trade-offs between basic needs.

Can’t afford to keep warm? Energy assistance program can help

People who can’t pay their heating bills can apply to the Snohomish County Energy
Assistance office for financial aid, featuring Dr. Deborah A. Frank

EMPTY PLATE: For every two people who are full today, one local person goes hungry

Dr. John T. Cook, Children’s HealthWatch Co-Principal Investigator, was quoted in an article about food insecurity and published in the Monitor.

Feeding the hungry

Children’s HealthWatch’s research on the impact of unaffordable household utilities was featured in the Worchester Telegram & Gazette.

Bush’s “Poor Kids First” Kept Sick and Freezing

An editorial by Dr. Deborah Frank, Children’s HealthWatch Principal Investigator and Founder, was quoted in an article published by the Huffington Post.

The Heat or Eat Dilemma

Dr. Deborah A. Frank, Children’s HealthWatch Principal Investigator and Founder, co-authored an Op-Ed in The Boston Globe on the relationships between LIHEAP and food security.

Too little food to grown on

Dr. Maureen M. Black, Children’s Health Watch Co-Principal Investigator, was quoted in The Baltimore Sun on failure to thrive.

Poor Are Priced out of Healthful Eating

Children’s HealthWatch PI and Founder Dr. Deborah A. Frank and Co-PI Dr. John T. Cook were quoted in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer about the cost of healthy food.