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“More than 1 million in US face food stamps cutoff”

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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.


“Depression puts low-income population at even greater risk for obesity and poor nutrition”

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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.

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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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“Indians in juvenile detention get incarceration, but no rehabilitation”

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This November 29, 2014 Washington Post article found on the Reading Eagle website talks about issues faced by Indians on Reservations in South Dakota.

Money Monday – “How to feed your family from a food bank”

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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.

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“Pa. makes heating aid change to save food stamps”

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This March 7, 2014 WHTM ABC27 article talks about changes being made to the Snap program.



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“Food stamp program may reduce food insecurity for children”

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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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