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This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Sarah Bohannon, a participant in the Center for Health Journalism Impact Fund. Other stories in this series include:
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A new metric aims to be a more accurate tool for detecting missed meals and fighting hunger throughout Florida.
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Earlier this month marked the end of a public comment period for what would be the third rule change for SNAP, a proposal that stands to cut the nutrition benefits for at least a few million people.
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Across the country, students from low-income households are enrolling in college at increasing rates — with 39 percent of undergraduates falling at or below 130 percent of the federal poverty line in 2016, according to data from the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study.
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We start the week of Daily Briefings with a selection of health stories around the globe and a re-examination of yearly check-ups.

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There’s been little media coverage of Map the Meal Gap, a new study from Feeding America. That’s a shame

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