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  • Hunger benefits programs are vital to many farmers markets

    Hunger benefits programs are vital to many farmers markets
    Most people think of farmers markets as places where famous chefs shop for precious fruits and vegetables, or where passionate cooks can meet their friends for a pleasant morning’s shopping.
  • Panel reverses, says USDA should allow pregnant women, moms to purchase white potatoes in WIC

    Ostracized by health officials for several years, the white potato is back in favor. The prestigious Institute of Medicine said Tuesday that pregnant women and moms should be allowed to buy white potatoes with subsidies from the government's Women,...

    Devereux acquires local autism center

    Devereux acquires local autism center
    Devereux, a large national nonprofit behavioral health provider, has acquired Threshold Center for Autism in Winter Park. The acquisition comes after the state's Agency for Persons with Disabilities stopped funding the residential facility in October,...

    Report: 25 Percent Of Connecticut Households Above Federal Poverty Level But Struggle To Meet Basic Needs

    Report: 25 Percent Of Connecticut Households Above Federal Poverty Level But Struggle To Meet Basic Needs
    About a quarter of Connecticut households are above the federal poverty level but have earnings or retirement income that is barely enough to meet basic necessities, the Connecticut United Ways say in a new report. The income threshold varies by...

    To Target Childhood Obesity, Start Even Younger, Experts Say

    To Target Childhood Obesity, Start Even Younger, Experts Say
    Many efforts targeting obesity focus on school-aged children. But a growing body of research suggests that to have the biggest impact, the work needs to start with even younger children, and their mothers. “It is very difficult to reverse the...