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National WIC Association Opposes GOP Effort To Restore WIC Funding
The National WIC Association, the advocacy arm of a nutritional food program for poor women, infants and children, strongly denounced a Republican-sponsored measure on Friday that would fund WIC while the rest of the government remains shut down.
National WIC Association Not a Fan of WIC-Only Funding Bill  National Review Online (blog)
Limbaugh Falsely Insists WIC Program Is "Not Doing Anybody Any Good"  Media Matters for America (blog)
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Government Shutdown: 9 Million Moms And Babies At Risk As WIC Program Halts
Douglas Greenaway, who heads up nonprofit advocacy group the National WIC Association. Utah's WIC program, which already serves 65,000 moms and babies, has now stopped accepting new participants.
Vulnerable mothers fear shutdown threat to WIC food aid  Al Jazeera America
During Shutdown, Pennsylvania Can Fund WIC 'For a Few Weeks'  RH Reality Check
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Makers of Baby Formula Press Their Case on WIC Program
“We're talking about a really tiny window of people who make more than the WIC income threshold,” said Douglas Greenaway, president of the National WIC Association, a nonprofit advocacy group. “I think this is really an effort to put a chink in the ...
BRIEFLY: Aug. 29-Sept. 1
All proceeds benefit the Plymouth Antiquarian Society, the town's largest nonprofit preservation organization. Tours of the historic Hedge House are available from 2 to 6 p.m.
Why do children die? Idaho Child Fatality Review Team looks for answers
It identified what records were needed from death and birth certificates, autopsies, law enforcement and coroner reports, Idaho Transportation Department crash and injury reports, National Transportation Safety Board reports, medical records, EMS ...
White potatoes now OK for WIC recipients
Douglas Greenaway, president of the National WIC Association, said the report proves that "science should be at the center" of decisions about foods in WIC.
8-28 Community Calendar
NHS is holding a car wash that benefits both the National Honors Society and United Way of Faribault. The car wash will .... The WIC Clinic will be open for voucher pickup 8•15 a.m.-4 p.m. Call 507-332-5906 for more information and eligibility ...
Health: 'WIC' program battles malnutrition, sickness
... and her newborn baby because WIC reduces the risk for preterm birth and low birth weight babies by 25 percent and 44 percent, respectively, according to the National WIC Association. WIC is important because the foods provided on the WIC program ...
Local endocrinologist selected as 'outstanding'
While serving her community locally, Greenlee has devoted countless hours to improving care for all patients through her national policy work, according to a news release. In particular ... Pulatie will oversee all programs including adult services ...
Eastern Shore: Grant promotes breastfeeding
That's just under 15 percent - compared to the Virginia mean of more than 22 percent and the United States mean of more than 29 percent for WIC participants that year.