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When families lose access to the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children program (WIC) there appear to be no negative impacts on nutritional intake for kids.
When children are no longer eligible for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) due to age requirements, mothers reduce their own nutritional intake to provide more food for their children.
When clients receive food assistance one month and then skip the following month, some might assume that this is because the food assistance has fulfilled its intended mission and that the household who did not show up to receive food is no longer in need of emergency assistance.
The Massachusetts Food is Medicine State Plan results from research efforts and findings and "brings together hundreds of individuals and organizations from across Massachusetts and beyond, all united by a belief that Food is Medicine."
Researchers Report Fewer Hospital and Nursing Home Admissions, Along with 16 Percent Drop in Medical Expenses, Among Recipients of Medically Tailored Meals
In this interview, Dr. Sandi Pruitt and Dr. Tammy Leonard discuss their engagement in CARE, a community academic partnership improving the lives of low- and middle-income residents through evidence-based research.