John T Cook
Affiliation: Boston University School of Medicine
- Welfare reform and the health of young children: a sentinel survey in 6 US citiesJohn T Cook
Boston Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, 91 E Concord St, Fourth Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:678-84. 2002..Proponents anticipated that continued receipt of food stamps would offset the effects of cash benefit losses, although access to food stamps was also restricted...
- Food security, poverty, and human development in the United StatesJohn T Cook
Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, at Boston University Medical Center, Maternity Bldg, Rm 4208, 91 E Concord St, Boston, MA 02118 2393, USA
Ann N Y Acad Sci 1136:193-209. 2008..The food and distribution resources exist; the only constraint is political will...
- Are Food Insecurity's Health Impacts Underestimated in the U.S. Population? Marginal Food Security Also Predicts Adverse Health Outcomes in Young U.S. Children and MothersJohn T Cook
Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
Adv Nutr 4:51-61. 2013....
- A brief indicator of household energy security: associations with food security, child health, and child development in US infants and toddlersJohn T Cook
Department of Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Pediatrics 122:e867-75. 2008..The objectives of this study were to develop a clinical indicator of household energy security and assess associations with food security, health, and developmental risk in children <36 months of age...
- Child food insecurity increases risks posed by household food insecurity to young children's healthJohn T Cook
Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
J Nutr 136:1073-6. 2006..With H&CFI, odds of fair/poor health and hospitalizations are even greater. Participation in FSP reduces, but does not eliminate, effects of FI on fair/poor health...
- Food insecurity is associated with adverse health outcomes among human infants and toddlersJohn T Cook
Boston University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, MA, USA
J Nutr 134:1432-8. 2004..Food insecurity is associated with health problems for young, low-income children. Ensuring food security may reduce health problems, including the need for hospitalizations...
- Clinical implications of household food security: definitions, monitoring, and policyJohn T Cook
Boston University School of Medicine Boston Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics, Maternity Bldg, 4th Floor, 91 E Concord St, Boston, MA 02118 2393, USA
Nutr Clin Care 5:152-67. 2002..Unfortunately, need often expands as support shrinks along with employment and government revenues during recessions, and shrinks as support expands along with employment and government revenues during expansions...
- Household food insecurity: associations with at-risk infant and toddler developmentRuth Rose-Jacobs
Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, 91 East Concord St, Room 5106, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Pediatrics 121:65-72. 2008..In this study, we evaluated the relationship between household food security status and developmental risk in young children, after controlling for potential confounding variables...
- Development and validity of a 2-item screen to identify families at risk for food insecurityErin R Hager
Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Pediatrics 126:e26-32. 2010..To develop a brief screen to identify families at risk for food insecurity (FI) and to evaluate the sensitivity, specificity, and convergent validity of the screen...
- Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children participation and infants' growth and health: a multisite surveillance studyMaureen M Black
Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
Pediatrics 114:169-76. 2004..Little is known about the effects of WIC on infant growth, health, and food security...
- Heat or eat: the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and nutritional and health risks among children less than 3 years of ageDeborah A Frank
Department of Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center, 725 Massachusetts Ave, Mezzanine SW, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Pediatrics 118:e1293-302. 2006..The goal of the current study was to evaluate the association between a family's participation or nonparticipation in the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and the anthropometric status and health of their young children...
- Cumulative hardship and wellness of low-income, young children: multisite surveillance studyDeborah A Frank
Boston Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Pediatrics 125:e1115-23. 2010..The goals were to generate a cumulative hardship index and to evaluate its association with the well-being of children 4 to 36 months of age without private health insurance...
- US Housing insecurity and the health of very young childrenDiana Becker Cutts
Department of Pediatrics, Diana Becker Cutts, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55415, USA
Am J Public Health 101:1508-14. 2011..We investigated the association between housing insecurity and the health of very young children...
- From Maine to Mississippi: hospital distribution of formula sample packs along the Eastern SeaboardAnne Merewood
Division of General Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:823-7. 2008....
- The effect of peer counselors on breastfeeding rates in the neonatal intensive care unit: results of a randomized controlled trialAnne Merewood
Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:681-5. 2006..To determine whether peer counselors impacted breastfeeding duration among premature infants in an urban population...
- Public versus private food assistance: barriers to participation differ by age and ethnicityKatie S Martin
Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
J Nutr Educ Behav 35:249-54. 2003..To examine participation in the Food Stamp Program, food pantries, and soup kitchens and to identify reasons food-insecure households choose not to participate...
- Breastfeeding and health outcomes among citizen infants of immigrant mothersNicole B Neault
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Center for American Indian Health, Albuquerque, NM 87102, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 107:2077-86. 2007..To examine the associations between breastfeeding and child health outcomes among citizen infants of mothers immigrant to the United States...
- Social capital is associated with decreased risk of hungerKatie S Martin
Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, 06269 4017, USA
Soc Sci Med 58:2645-54. 2004..Households may have similarly limited financial or food resources, but households with higher levels of social capital are less likely to experience hunger...
- Child food insecurity and iron deficiency anemia in low-income infants and toddlers in the United StatesAnne Skalicky
Boston University School of Public Health, Massachusetts 02118, USA
Matern Child Health J 10:177-85. 2006..Examine the association between child-level food insecurity and iron status in young children utilizing community-based data from the Children's Sentinel Nutrition Assessment Program (C-SNAP)...