Category: Deborah Frank

Cuts in New Jersey food aid focus on heating assistance program

Gannett Washington Bureau Deborah Frank, School of Medicine Nearly 160,000 New Jersey families will lose an average $90 in federal food assistance each month under a new farm law, but the cuts won’t take effect immediately, an administration official said. The families will continue to receive some assistance through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly […]

‘Crack baby’ study ends with unexpected but clear result

Philadelphia Inquirer Deborah Frank, School of Medicine Jaimee Drakewood hurried in from the rain, eager to get to her final appointment at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia… Expert quote: “You can’t walk into a classroom and tell this kid was exposed and this kid was not.  Unfortunately, there are so many factors that affect poor kids. […]