Navigation Links
New Report Finds 16 Percent of All Children in Nebraska Don't Have Consistent Access to Meals
Date:11/15/2007

ond Harvest since 1999.

The ConAgra Foods Foundation has also donated three trucks to member food banks in Nebraska to help with the transportation of donated food. They have provided grants to open nine Kids Cafes in Nebraska, which are after-school programs that offer food and a safe haven for children in need nationwide.

"Child hunger affects all of society. Children who aren't eating regularly and healthfully have a tougher time in school, and don't develop and grow as they should," said Chris Kircher, president of the ConAgra Foods Foundation. "This study reminds us that child hunger is in every community in this country and we can all help in some way to alleviate this tragedy."

"We hope that more people will do more to help throughout the holiday season and all year long," said Kircher. "People can donate funds and food to their local food banks or they can volunteer at a food bank, Kids Cafe or Backpack Program."

"It is a real eye-opener to see that so many states have such high rates of child food insecurity and hunger," said Dr. Cook. "Lack of adequate and nutritious food can have devastating effects on a child's development -- both physically and mentally. If a child is impaired at an early age, sometimes that damage can never be reversed -- and the child never becomes the adult that he or she should and could have been, simply because he or she went hungry as a child."

To access the study, please go to: http://www.secondharvest.org/learn_about_hunger/methodology.pdf.

An interactive map showing child food insecurity state by state is at: http://www.secondharvest.org/childhunger.

America's Second Harvest -- The Nation's Food Bank Network is the largest charitable domestic hunger-relief organization in the United States. Through its network of more th
'/>"/>

SOURCE America's Second Harvest
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine news :

1. Virginia Tech Report Has National Importance
2. New Study Reports High Injury Rates for Hotel Workers, Even Higher Rates for Women and Nonwhites
3. GAO Report Confirms: Medicare Underpays for Anesthesia Services; Nurse Anesthetists Assure Seniors Access to Safe Anesthesia Care
4. Haemacure Reports Third Quarter 2007 Results
5. Report on patients access to cancer drugs uses flawed methods to reached flawed conclusions
6. Biotech Finishes on a High in August, Burrill Report Says
7. First-Ever List of the 5,000 Fastest-Growing Businesses Reports Total Revenue of $194.5 Billion
8. Consumer Reports Analysis: Drugs for Nerve Pain, Fibromyalgia Effective, But Not Always Best
9. MDS Reports Third Quarter 2007 Results
10. First New York/New Jersey Health Care Report Card Released
11. Authentidate Holding Corp. to Report Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2007 Year End Results on Thursday, September 13, 2007
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/30/2014)... HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Sept. 30, ... to put the brakes on motherhood. And for many young ... choice, new research suggests. Women in their early 20s ... during tough economic times. But, according to the new study, ... their 40s and beyond. The findings suggest that higher ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... the leading cause of cancer death in women, according ... medical professionals encourage women to get mammograms, even though ... of suspicious mammograms actually leads to a cancer diagnosis. ... women and their familiesnot to mention the time, discomfort ... , Recently, a different type of test, ultrasound ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... Dynamic health trends, changing consumer ... the Bread Production industry over the past five ... their consumption of a variety of industry goods ... the market for white loaf bread and other ... introducing more nutritious products to attract health-conscious consumers, ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... of Maryland-led research team has been awarded a ... of Health (NIH) to develop new imaging technologies ... understanding of how large networks of neurons in ... knowledge will help researchers identify the precise interactions ... like decision-making and speaking, and alterations in these ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... September 30, 2014 The American ... to help diabetics curb their sweet tooth, but the ... this September, suggests that zero-calorie sweeteners may actually ... diabetes. , The Weizmann Institute of Science in ... artificial sweeteners to mice, the mice developed glucose intolerance. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Recessions May Thwart a Woman's Motherhood Plans Forever: Study 2Health News:Recessions May Thwart a Woman's Motherhood Plans Forever: Study 3Health News:'Virtual breast' could improve cancer detection 2Health News:Bread Production in the US Industry Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated 2Health News:Bread Production in the US Industry Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated 3Health News:UMD receives inaugural BRAIN Initiative Award 2Health News:Artificial Sweeteners May be Linked to Greater Diabetes Risk 2
... Though nursing is thought to reduce risk, more advanced tumors ... Women who breast-feed for six months or more face a ... cancer, but it,s not clear whether there,s a cause-and-effect relationship, ... these women are more likely to die of cancer than ...
... ... Experience in Style , ... March 26, 2010 -- Last week EarPeace provided hearing protection to thousands of music ... bands over the course of four days. The average decibel level at a concert is ...
... ... local and national organizations to help individuals in need. , ... Munster, IN (PRWEB) March 26, 2010 -- ... its efforts in giving back to the community and helping individuals in need of ...
... alcohol use tied to better lifestyle habits, study finds ... take worse care of themselves than other people, but ... who don,t imbibe, researchers have found. , "The main ... other behaviors -- such as relieving stress with alcohol ...
... beta-blockers can help reduce the spread of cancer in ... seventh European Breast Cancer Conference (EBCC7) in Barcelona today ... senior healthcare research scientist at Queen,s Medical Centre, Nottingham ... found that the group of patients treated with beta-blockers ...
... Spain: Two studies to be presented at the seventh ... and tomorrow (Saturday), shed light on the treatment options ... which predispose them to breast cancer. In the first, ... of Medical Oncology, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Long-Term Breast-Feeding Tied to More Aggressive Cancers 2Health News:EarPeace Protects Hearing for Thousands at South by Southwest 2Health News:Stirling Dental Laboratory, Experts in Emergency Denture Repair Service, Gives Back to Community 2Health News:Stirling Dental Laboratory, Experts in Emergency Denture Repair Service, Gives Back to Community 3Health News:Heavy Daily Drinking Linked to Worse Health 2Health News:Beta-blockers help reduce metastasis and improve survival in breast cancer patients 2Health News:New studies on surgical options in inherited breast cancer show drastic treatment is not always best 2Health News:New studies on surgical options in inherited breast cancer show drastic treatment is not always best 3Health News:New studies on surgical options in inherited breast cancer show drastic treatment is not always best 4
(Date:9/30/2014)... ALBANY, New York , September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... Market - Global Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth ... Research is expected to be worth USD 20.8 billion ... 29.5 billion in 2017, growing at a CAGR of ... are fundamental elements needed for various health purposes, especially ...
(Date:9/30/2014)...   Decision Resources Group finds that through ... kidney disease non-dialysis (CKD-ND) patients are not highly ... addition, one-year persistency is similar between Amgen,s Aranesp ... findings from the report entitled Treatment ... Agents in Late Stage Chronic Kidney Disease and ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... SAN DIEGO , 30. September ... Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130430/LA01948LOGO ... ein Medizintechnikunternehmen, das ein minimal-invasives 3D-Herzkammer-Bildgebungs- ... der Ursachen entwickelt, die zu komplexen ... aufrechterhalten, hat den Abschluss einer zusätzlichen ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Nutraceutical Ingredient Market Will Reach USD 33.6 Billion Globally in 2018: Transparency Market Research 2Nutraceutical Ingredient Market Will Reach USD 33.6 Billion Globally in 2018: Transparency Market Research 3Nutraceutical Ingredient Market Will Reach USD 33.6 Billion Globally in 2018: Transparency Market Research 4Persistency is Low for Late-Stage Anemic CKD Non-Dialysis Patients Treated with Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents 2Persistency is Low for Late-Stage Anemic CKD Non-Dialysis Patients Treated with Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents 3Acutus Medical, Inc. schließt zusätzliche Finanzierungsrunde Serie B über 26,2 Mio. USD ab, um Portfolio-Erweiterung zu finanzieren 2Acutus Medical, Inc. schließt zusätzliche Finanzierungsrunde Serie B über 26,2 Mio. USD ab, um Portfolio-Erweiterung zu finanzieren 3
... InteKrin Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company ... has completed enrollment of a 360 patient Phase 2b ... PPAR gamma (SPPARM) for the treatment of Type 2 ... dose active comparator (45mg Actos(R)) and placebo controlled study ...
... the nation,s economic slowdown, America,s pharmaceutical research and ... year in the research and development of new ... roughly $2 billion from 2007, according to analyses ... (PhRMA) and Burrill & Company. PhRMA-member companies ...
Cached Medicine Technology:InteKrin Therapeutics Announces Enrollment Completion of 360 Patient, 24 week Phase 2b Study 2R&D Spending by U.S. Biopharmaceutical Companies Reaches Record Levels in 2008 Despite Economic Challenges 2R&D Spending by U.S. Biopharmaceutical Companies Reaches Record Levels in 2008 Despite Economic Challenges 3R&D Spending by U.S. Biopharmaceutical Companies Reaches Record Levels in 2008 Despite Economic Challenges 4
Solid State Manometry Catheter Accessory., ,Manometric calibrators are required for calibration of solid state catheters., ,Each type of catheter requires a unique calibrator....
Sphincter of Oddi Solid State Catheter Adapter Cable for Polygraf ID...
... The ITREL 3 is a battery powered ... the U.S., ,Enterra™ Therapy is indicated ... vomiting associated with gastroparesis when conventional drug ... symptons for diabetic or idiopathic patients., ...
... rapid qualitative test for detection of cardiac ... samples. It can be used as an ... and can be useful to assess if ... angina (e.g. gastric pain, strained chest muscles, ...
Medicine Products: