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If the government shutdown still pushed through at the end of the month, more than 23,000 families could end up being homeless.
According to LA County Housing Authority Executive Director Sean...more
In the government's annual update on income, poverty and health insurance coverage, the report states that food stamps kept 4 million Americans out of poverty in 2012.
The report finds that SNAP...more
According to a report by Urban Institute on dating violence experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth, media coverage and the literature on lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth focus...more
According to a new study from the Brown University public health researchers, if every state in the US has expanded the number of seniors getting meals by just 1 percent, more than a thousand...more
According to a study published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology, researchers from Concordia University found that, like monolingual children, bilingual children prefer speaking exchanges with...more
According to a group of economists who published their findings in Choices Magazine, sequestration and proposed legislation, such as the Census Reform Act of 2013, will cut the reporting of some...more
In a latest research published online in Tobacco Control, back of pack photo or text warnings indicating the hazards of smoking are not that effective on teen smokers, especially for regular...more
A new income inequality-child maltreatment study is the first comprehensive research to target child abuse in places in terms of income disparities.
The findings show that poverty is one of the...more
A study, conducted by Japan native Sahoko Little, M.D., Ph.D., physician in the Family Medicine Department in the U-M Medical School, suggests that expectant women with limited English skills find...more
Clasp recently released a fact sheet, "Child Poverty in the US: What New Census Data Tell Us About Our Youngest Children," documenting the latest census about young children.
The report showed...more