6 Healthy Superbowl Snacks

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(1) Garlic crab stuffed mushrooms from Meals & Moves Stuffed mushrooms are a surefire hit at almost any party, Super Bowl or not. Unfortunately, they’re often packed with high-fat ingredients like cheese and sausage. For a lighter, fitter take on the classic, try this recipe, which replaces less healthy options with...

The new face of food stamps: working-age Americans

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As recently as 1998, the working-age share of food stamp households was at a low of 44 percent, before the dot-com bust and subsequent recessions in 2001 and 2007 pushed new enrollees into the program, according to the analysis by James Ziliak, director of the Center for Poverty Research at...

Nonprofit Clinic Offers ‘Bridges of Health’ to Philadelphia’s Immigrants

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Puentes de Salud, which in English means “bridges of health,” was founded to provide low-cost but quality health care and social services to the growing Latino population in South Philadelphia and began treating patients in 2006. A co-founder, Dr. Steve Larson, said the organization distinguished itself from other community-health groups...

Living Poor and Uninsured in a Red State

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“When Claudia first learned about the Affordable Care Act, she was hopeful that the law would portend what its name implies. But a few months ago, she arrived at a community meeting at the Irving public library to find that because she makes less than the federal poverty level, she...

Eric Dishman: Health care should be a team sport!

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When Eric Dishman was in college, doctors told him he had 2 to 3 years to live. That was a long time ago. Now, Dishman puts his experience and his expertise as a medical tech specialist together to suggest a bold idea for reinventing health care — by putting the...

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