How Access To Food Stamps Leads To Better Health And Economic Outcomes

From ThinkProgress Wed Nov 28 2012, 18:15:28

Children who have access to the federal food stamp program -- now known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) -- in the earliest years of their lives have better health and economic outcomes later in life depending on their gender, according to a new academic study of the government safety net by professors Hilary [...]

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