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National WIC Association Not a Fan of WIC-Only Funding Bill
Representative Tom Cotton, a freshman Republicna from Arkansas, introduced legislation in the House yesterday to authorize spending specifically the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), which provides vouchers ...
Poor Families Taking a Hit From Government Shutdown  TIME
Shutdown jeopardizes nutrition program for poor (blog)
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BRIEFLY: March 28-31
Now in its fifth year, Bunny Cares is a partnership among the Kingston Collection, the Noerr Programs, the digital imaging company that provides the Bunny Photo Experience for Kingston Collection and AbilityPath.
OSDH nurse wins annual Laura K. Savage Award
As creator of the winning entry, Moore will be attending the National WIC Association conference. The theme for this years' conference is Reach Them, Teach Them, Keep Them.
Environment, Public Health Advocates Urge Government to Adopt Less Meat,
... NRDC, Sierra Club Climate Reality Project, Center for Food Safety, Center for Science in the Public Interest, John Hopkins Center for a Livable Future, Pesticide Action Network North America, Union of Concerned Scientists and National WIC Association.
A Nutrition Prescription for a Healthier America
Federal nutrition assistance programs like SNAP and WIC play a key role in this effort and actions are need to ensure that millions of beneficiaries have access to affordable healthy foods that meet Dietary Guidelines recommendations.
Gloucester Goings On
Northern Essex WIC (Women, Infants and Children) is a program providing nutrition and health education, healthy food and other services free to Massachusetts families who qualify at the Gloucester Family Health Center, 302 Washington St. ... NAMI ...
During Shutdown, Pennsylvania Can Fund WIC 'For a Few Weeks'
According to the National WIC Association, nationwide nearly nine million people rely on WIC every month´┐Żincluding roughly half of all babies born in the United States.
Shutdown means tough choices for mothers and kids  CNN
Shutdown Already Weighing on Low-Income Americans  ABC News
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Government Nutrition Program's Problems Driving Some Low-Income Women ...
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, known as WIC, has seen a sharp drop in participation since 2010, unlike food stamps and other anti-poverty programs that ballooned during the 2007-9 recession and the ...
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WIC Programs Encourage Healthy Choices During National Nutrition Month
March is National Nutrition Month. It's a time for the Department of Health and Human Resources' Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program to encourage residents to eat healthy. This year's theme, "Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle," asks West Virginians ...
The Q&A: Belinda Reininger
Reininger will receive the Faculty Award for Excellence in Academic Public Health Practice from the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health later this month.