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March 20, 2017

 

Meals on Wheels

Studies Show Meals On Wheels Cuts Medicare, Medicaid Costs

A 2013 review of studies found the average cost of a one-month nursing home stay is the same as providing home-delivered meals five days a week for seven years.

December 11, 2016

 

Milk Crates

Bill To Expand School Meal Programs Dies In Negotiations

The bill also would have extended eligibility for the WIC program to age 6, bridging a gap that left many low-income families without enough food.

March 13, 2014

Battle Of The Bulge 

Jello, cookies, sugar drink mix and a ham and cheese sandwich

Lawyers Gear Up For ‘Big Food’ Fight

A law firm is pushing for 16 state attorneys general to sue food companies for obesity-related health care costs connected to their products. Could it work?

October 16, 2013

Cheap food 

fastfood kitchen

45 Percent Of Indiana Fast Food Workers Receive Public Aid

More than half of the nation’s fast food workers use public aid programs to support their families according to a new labor study released Tuesday.

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