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23 01, 2014

Hypoglycemia Hospital Admissions Rise at Month’s End

2017-11-08T16:16:53-05:00January 23rd, 2014|About Hunger|

We're currently reading this report from Health Affairs, a journal of health policy thought and research: "Exhaustion Of Food Budgets At Month’s End And Hospital Admissions For Hypoglycemia." ABSTRACT One in seven US households cannot reliably afford food. Food budgets are more frequently exhausted at the end of a month than at other points in [...]

27 02, 2013

Sequestration forces more Vermonters into poverty

2017-11-08T16:17:09-05:00February 27th, 2013|Take Action|

If Congress does not take bipartisan action on the federal budget this week, “sequestration” (DC-speak for deep, mandatory budget cuts) will go into effect.   The budget cuts amount to $85 billion and will have disturbing effects on the economy, the nation’s poor, and the work of the Vermont Foodbank. In Mother Jones, Erica Eichelberger  (“12 Ways the [...]