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Pediatricians: Scientific evidence shows GOP’s cuts to food stamps will hurt children

Pediatricians from Boston Medical Center are warning that cuts to the nation’s food stamp program would endanger childrens’ long-term health. “SNAP acts as a vaccine against food insecurity and hunger,” lead author Deborah Frank, MD, Director of the Grow Clinic for Children at BMC wrote in a commentary in last…

America’s exceptional food insecurity

Millions of American families say they have trouble putting food on the table and the economic recovery has done little to provide them with relief. Despite our relative prosperity as a nation, the percentage of Americans who, at some point in a given year, cannot afford to eat sets us…