Posted on February 2, 2016 by Webtypo
This February 2, 2016 article on the World Socialist Web Site (wsws.org) talks about an impending cut to food stamps that will affect millions of low-income people in the United States unless Congress does something to stop it.
Filed under: Department of Human Services, Disability, DPW, Elderly, employment, food insecurity, Men's Issues, Pediatric Issues, Politics, Poverty, Senior Citizens, SNAP (Food Stamps), Welfare, Whole health, Women's Issues | Tagged: cuts to foodstamps, cuts to SNAP, food insecurity, food stamps, foodstamps, hungry, low-income, Pennsylvania, poor, poverty, SNAP, SNAP Program, United States | Comments Off on “More than 1 million in US face food stamps cutoff”
Posted on March 12, 2015 by Webtypo
This March 10, 2015 Science Daily article talks about ongoing research that could be showing that treating the mental health issues of low-income people may help decrease obesity rates among this population. The study paid close attention to low-income African-Americans in 2 separate Pittsburgh neighborhoods to see if there was any patterns to be uncovered.
Filed under: Allegheny County, Depression, Depression, Elderly, food insecurity, Men's Issues, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Pediatric Issues, Pennsylvania, Physical Health, Pittsburgh, Poverty, Research, scientific, Treatment and Support, Weight, Whole health, Women's Issues | Tagged: African-American mental health and obesity, African-Americans and Obesity, Body mass index, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, depression and obesity, food, Food desert, food insecurity, food need, Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, low-income, low-income and depression, Mental Health, mental health and obesity, obesity, poor nutrition, poverty, poverty and obesity | Comments Off on “Depression puts low-income population at even greater risk for obesity and poor nutrition”
Posted on January 7, 2015 by Webtypo
This January 5, 2015 Daily KOS article talks about cuts to the food stamp program as a result of temporary increases in funding to the program coming to an end this year. An estimated 1 million adults will be effected by the cut.
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Filed under: Awareness, food insecurity, Issues, Men's Issues, Physical Health, Poverty, Whole health, Women's Issues | Tagged: budget cuts to food stamps, cuts to Food Stamp funding, Cuts to food stamps, cuts to SNAP funding, food stamp, food stamp program, food stamps, loss of food stamp benefit, SNAP Program | Comments Off on
Posted on November 30, 2014 by Webtypo
This November 29, 2014 Washington Post article found on the Reading Eagle website talks about issues faced by Indians on Reservations in South Dakota.
Filed under: Addiction, food insecurity, Inpatient, Issues, Jail and Prison Issues, Men's Issues, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Native American, Outpatient, Physical Health, Politics, Poverty, Rural Issues, Treatment and Support, Whole health, Women's Issues | Tagged: juvenile detention, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Native American, Native American Tribal Issues, Reservation Juvenile Judicial system, South Dakota | Comments Off on “Indians in juvenile detention get incarceration, but no rehabilitation”
Posted on March 24, 2014 by Webtypo
This November 13, 2013 CNN – Eatocracy article talks about ways that people relying on food banks or other Nutrition supplement
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programs can try to improve the nutritional value of the food they acquire by doing things like purchasing items that have been marked down and other practical tips.
Filed under: Cooking, food insecurity, Homeless Issues, Men's Issues, Pediatric Issues, Personal Medicine, Physical Health, Poverty, Teachable Moments, Whole health, Women's Issues | Tagged: Agriculture, CNN, CNN Eatocracy, food banks, food insecurity, Health, healthier eating for those in poverty, Nutrition | Comments Off on Money Monday – “How to feed your family from a food bank”
Posted on March 7, 2014 by Webtypo
This March 7, 2014 WHTM ABC27 article talks about changes being made to the Snap program.
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Filed under: Federal, food insecurity, Laws, Pennsylvania, Politics, Poverty, State | Tagged: farm bill, food insecurity, food stamps, Governor Tom Corbett - R of Pennsylvania, Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, PA Food Stamp program, pa governor, Pennsylvania, SNAP, Snap Funding, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, welfare | Comments Off on “Pa. makes heating aid change to save food stamps”
Posted on March 4, 2014 by Webtypo
This March 3, 2014 Reuters article talks about a recent study that may show that food stamps do help curb food insecurity in families with children.
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