Affiliation: Boston University
- 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)...
- Subsidized housing and children's nutritional status: data from a multisite surveillance studyAlan Meyers
Department of Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:551-6. 2005..Only about one fourth of eligible families receive a federally financed housing subsidy. Few studies have examined the effects of such housing subsidies on the health and nutritional status of low-income children...
- 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...
- 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 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...
- 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...
- Exploring the Cinderella myth: intrahousehold differences in child wellbeing between orphans and non-orphans in Amajuba District, South AfricaAnokhi Parikh
Health Economics and AIDS Research Division HEARD, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
AIDS 21:S95-S103. 2007....