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Infants use about 240 diapers per month. A year’s supply of diapers costs $936. That means a single mother mother working full time at the minimum wage can expect to spend 6 percent of her annual pay on Pampers alone.

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President Obama could use his executive powers to promote rehabilitation instead of prison, and stop the record numbers of arrests and deportations of undocumented immigrants.

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President Obama's call for an increase in the federal minimum wage should be welcome news for public health practitioners. Income is one of the strongest and most consistent predictors of health and disease.

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