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Women, Infants and Children

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  • Report: Significant drop in teen births in last five years

    According to a report put out by the Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County, teen births in the county have dropped more than 42 percent in the last five years, and the county's teen birth rate is lower than the state's average.
  • Picking Up Food Stamps In My Mercedes

    Sara Bareilles played softly through the surround-sound speakers of my husband's 2003 Mercedes Kompressor as I sat idling at a light. I'd never been to this church before, but I could see it from where I was, across from an old park, abandoned in the...

    Driving my Mercedes to pick up food stamps

    — Sara Bareilles played softly through the surround-sound speakers of my husband's 2003 Mercedes-Benz Kompressor as I sat idling at a light. I'd never been to this church before, but I could see it from where I was, across from an old park,...

    READER SUBMITTED: Nutrition Help Available To Pregnant Women And Young Children

    Did you know that if you are a pregnant or breastfeeding woman, recently had a baby or have a child under the age of 5 years you may be eligible to receive free nutrition counseling and supplemental foods? WIC provides these services to families that...

    The lowly potato has friends in high places

    PHILADELPHIA Born in the dirt, the humble white potato has lately been elevated to the main dish in a rollicking debate that is blurring the lines between politics and science. Congress is pushing hard to get the spuds included in the 40-year-old WIC...