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Dr. Mariana Chilton was interviewed by Wired Magazine for an article about how children's health is impacted by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, or formally food stamps).


Our latest policy brief highlights that the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is American’s first line of defense against hunger, provides significant cost savings for health care needs, and is an economic boost to local economies.


Children's HealthWatch has released a statement titled, Pediatric Health Professionals from around the Country Know SNAP is a Good Medicine, announcing our support for the Supplementation Nutrution Assistance Program (SNAP).  


On May 12th, Tianna joined Dr. Mariana Chilton as a guest on the Melissa Harris-Perry Show.  Below is a blog post by Meredith Clark that was posted on the website for the show.


On May 12th, Dr. Mariana Chilton and Tianna Gaines-Turner, a member of Witnesses to Hunger, were guests on the Melissa Harris-Perry Show where they discussed poverty and ways it can be solved. 



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