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Update: Farm Bill Passes with No Cuts to SNAP

The Farm Bill cleared the U.S. House on a 369–47 vote after passing the Senate with a vote of 87–13, and cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) are not included, according to the Food Research & Action ...
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3 Better Ways to Spend $168 Billion than Parking Garages
Michael Anderson is quite unhappy with Portland’s plans for $168 billion worth of parking garages for “park-and-ride” ...
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How to Boost Your Mental Health Over the Holidays
Stressed-out and down this holiday season? You might have the "holiday blues." These are temporary feelings of depression ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 12/18: Fortify Mental Health for the Holidays!
The holidays can be a season for family, friends, and festivities. But this time also can bring stress, anxiety, and ...
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210,889 People Spoke Up on Public Charge!
More than 200,000 people—including some from Salud America!—submitted public comments on proposed changes to the "public ...
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Why Telling Latinas to ‘Just Exercise’ is a Big Mistake
Eat right and exercise. You’ve probably heard this health message a thousand times. But there’s a growing case for ...
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Why Are Fewer Latinos Enrolling in Obamacare This Year?
Healthcare agencies are seeing a big decline in the number of Central Texas Latinos signing up for Obamacare health ...