Child Nutrition Program Reauthorization

Testimony to the United States House of Representatives, Committee on Education and Workforce, Subcommittee on Education Reform, Child Nutrition Program Reauthorization Hearing.

Clinical Implications of Household Food Security: Definitions, Monitoring, and Policy

Poverty-related food insecurity is a reality that many clinicians in nutrition and health care encounter either directly or indirectly.

Welfare Reform and the Health of Young Children

A report based on Children’s HealthWatch findings published in the July 2002 Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine. Welfare sanctions and benefit decreases have serious negative implications for infants and toddlers’ health and food security.

The Impact of Welfare Sanctions on the Health of Infants and Toddlers

This report summarizes the association of welfare sanctions with the health and food security of children less than 3 years of age in 6 large U.S. cities. The report is based on findings published […]

Food Stamp Program Hearing

Testimony to the United States Senate, Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, Full Committee Hearing on the Nutrition Title of the New Federal Farm Bill.

Seasonal Variation in Weight-for-Age in a Pediatric Emergency Room

Abstract: Objective: The authors assess seasonal variations in the prevalence of low weight-for-age among young children visiting the pediatric emergency room of a city hospital. Methods: We analyzed data on 1,1 18 children ages […]