Tackling Food Insecurity for Better Health
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In American Indicators, NPR’s Ari Shapiro examines how people are being affected by high rates of food insecurity due to the pandemic recession.
CBS News, 02-09-2021
Nearly 24 million adults in the U.S. say their families lack food to last them a week, according to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. In Jacksonville, Florida, thousands of children are not getting enough to eat and teachers are stepping in to help them.
The Washington Post, 01-27-2021
Hunger is a hidden hardship that the pandemic has made visible, a persistent crisis that the pandemic has made worse.
Associated Press, 01-23-2021
When COVID-19 first swarmed the United States, one health insurer called some customers with a question: Do you have enough to eat?
NBC News, 01-17-2021
Prior to the pandemic, one in 10 older New Yorkers was food insecure, but now that number has soared to one in five, according to a study by FoodBank NYC.
Association of American Medical Colleges, 01-14-2021
While data on food insecurity among medical students is sparse, researchers believe the impact is profound. The pandemic isn’t helping.
The Hill, 01-13-2021
American families are heading into another season of hardship and uncertainty in 2021. Food can be a key part of the solution to our overlapping crises.
The Washington Post, 01-06-2021
The coronavirus pandemic unleashed cascades of suffering in 2020. People around the globe faced the threat of the virus, along with the devastating ripple effects of efforts to control its spread.