STAT News by Megan Sandel, School of Medicine and School of Public Health “As a physician, Dr. Ben Carson knew the right prescriptions to give to his neurosurgery patients…” View full article.
Boston Globe (subscription required) Megan Sandel, School of Medicine New Jersey Governor Chris Christie acknowledged Friday that housing affordability is “not the sexiest issue.”… Expert quote: “I think if we don’t talk about it, we’re never going to address it. This is an issue that when you get it right, it really is the foundation […]
CNN.com By Megan Sandel, School of Medicine, School of Public Health and Renee Boynton-Jarrett, School of Medicine Crystal R. takes pictures of her neighborhood as part of Witnesses to Hunger. Among Crystal’s photos of piles of trash, abandoned lots and barbed wire fences is a striking picture: large advertisements for “special prices” of cigarettes promising “Kool — […]
Boston Globe (subscription required) Megan Sandel, School of Medicine, School of Public Health A growing percentage of Massachusetts children are living in poverty, with more than a quarter of youngsters in Suffolk County and nearly a third in Hampden County coming from families with incomes below the federal poverty line in 2012, according to a new […]
Marketplace Megan Sandel, School of Medicine, School of Public Health A growing body of research says your health has a lot to do with where you live. If you’re poor and struggle to keep a roof over your head, you’re going to get sick more often… Expert quote: “Many of the kids we see are […]
WCVB Megan Sandel, School of Medicine, School of Public Health Millions of Americans now face feeding their families on less than $1.40 per meal since since November’s cuts to the federal food stamp program, officially known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP… Expert quote: “For many families, that translated to 30 meals a month less […]
Wicked Local Concord Megan Sandel, School of Medicine When she was nine months pregnant, Diane Sullivan and her family became homeless… View article
Boston Globe Megan Sandel, School of Medicine What does hunger look like?… View article