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Secretary Vilsack Teams Up With Sesame Workshop, National WIC Association
Washington, D.C. March 10, 2009. Secretary Vilsack today announced a partnership with Sesame Workshop and the National WIC Association to help children and their families have healthier options and encourage them to make healthy habits a part of their ...
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Support Groups, Clubs, and Services
Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, open; 6 p.m., open, women's; 7:30 p.m., open, 90-92 Hennepin Ave., Dixon. Rock River Human Resources Professional Association, noon, Room 2K2, Sauk Valley Community College, 173 state Route 2, Dixon, 815-732-9613.
Families in WIC Nutrition Program to Get More Fresh Fruits, Veggies
In addition to healthy food, WIC provides nutrition education and services, breast-feeding promotion and education, and access to maternal, prenatal and pediatric health-care services.
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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 ...
Strengthening Families' Healthy Eating Habits for 40 Years
During March, National Nutrition Month, USDA will highlight various nutrition topics that are near and dear to our hearts. We don't work on these issues alone however.
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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�including roughly half of all babies born in the United States.
Shutdown means tough choices for mothers and kids  CNN
Shutdown Leaves Program Feeding Women And Infants In Lurch  NPR (blog)
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Congress puts potatoes on menu for low-income moms
For the first time, low-income women would be able to pay for white potatoes with government-subsidized vouchers issued by the Women, Infants and Children nutrition program, known as WIC. The potato provision is part of a massive spending bill Congress ...
New Provision Affecting Low-Income Women Is No Small Potatoes  Huffington Post
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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 cuts milk choices to promote healthy eating
President and CEO of the National WIC Association Douglas Greenaway said the federal rule establishing the program revision was published on March 4, with state implementation to take place between May 5 and Oct. 1. In Michigan, the policy went into ...
WIC Policy Change Would Be Big Win for All-Powerful Potato Lobby
In response to the pressure from the potato industry, a number of prominent organizations�including the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Public Health Association and Center for Science in the Public Interest�co-authored a statement ...
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