Posts tagged "SNAP"

July 23 news: SNAP cuts, death rates, rabies, Indian Health Service, and drowning

Check out today’s public health news for Tuesday, July 23, 2019.

Dec. 20 news: Surgeon General e-cigarette advisory, ACA, state health ranking, child gun violence, food stamp work rules

Check out today’s public health news on Thursday, Dec. 20.

Dec. 13 news: Infant mortality, air pollution, farm bill, fentanyl deaths, obesity and cancer

Check out today’s public health news on Thursday, Dec. 13.

Nov. 21 news: Romaine E. coli, HIV prevention, SNAP study, flu anti-vaxxers, chicken pox outbreak

Check out today's public health news for Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018.

Nov. 19 news: Ebola, TB in North Korea, tobacco control, SNAP and immigration, sleeping sickness

Check out today's public health news for Monday, Nov. 19, 2018.

May 18 news: SNAP changes, gun owners support gun control, Trump abortion restrictions, HPV vaccine, fertility rate

Check out today’s public health news on Friday, May 18, 2018.

May 2 news: SNAP cuts, vaping warning, All of Us enrollment, vector-borne disease increase

Check out today’s public health news on Wednesday, May 2, 2018.

Feb. 13 news: Trump budget, opioid costs, paid sick leave, food stamps, measles in Europe

Check out today’s public health news on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018.
Senate passes budget that batters public health

Senate passes budget that batters public health

For the first time in six years, Congress has passed a joint budget resolution. While that may seem like progress on a deeply divided Capitol Hill, the measure signifies a nearly wholesale retreat for public health.
House adopts ‘devastating’ budget agreement

House adopts ‘devastating’ budget agreement

The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday approved a framework to guide federal spending for the next fiscal year with dangerous implications for public health.
The Nation’s Health: Farmers markets bring healthy choices to low-income shoppers

The Nation’s Health: Farmers markets bring healthy choices to low-income shoppers

Read more about how the USDA program benefits SNAP users in The Nation's Health February 2015 issue.
Farm bill includes both improvements and cuts to federal nutrition program

Farm bill includes both improvements and cuts to federal nutrition program

This week, Congress is expected to vote on a revision to the long-debated farm bill, which includes improvements and cuts to federal nutrition programs, Learn more about the bill's latest revisions and how it impacts public health.