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7 06, 2015

People on Food Stamps Make Healthier Grocery Decisions Than Most of Us

2017-11-08T16:16:10-05:00June 7th, 2015|About Hunger|

This article first appeared on motherjones.com, March 9, 2015. By Tom Philpott The Dollar General in Austin’s gritty northeast - the neighborhood where I grew up - is a squat, warehouse-like structure about twice the size of a suburban convenience store. Amid the dull flicker of fluorescent lights and the grinding hum of a compressor [...]

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 [...]

29 11, 2013