Hunger in the News

A senior receiving food from a pantry.
January 27, 2017

Busted: America's Poverty Myths | On the Media

This 5-part audio series from On The Media picks apart numerous popular narratives about what it is like to be poor in America. Through the voices of individuals, and a deep look into the complexities of our history, the series lays open the stories we tell ourselves about poverty. Learn more about the truth of poverty in America. Listen to the Series »

Americans in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Have Higher Mortality | Medical Press

A recent study, led by researchers at Tufts University, has found substantially higher death rates among individuals participating in SNAP, formally the food stamp program. Their analysis highlights the strong negative connection between hunger and health, a connection all too familiar to those struggling with hunger in America. Learn more about the findings of this study. Read the Article »

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