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Medicare eligibility linked to more pantry visits, improved food safety

Medicare eligibility linked to more pantry visits, improved food safety

DALLAS – September 22, 2022 – Low-income seniors were seven times more likely to visit a food pantry within a year of becoming eligible for Medicare, which improved food security, according to new research from UT Southwestern. Sandi Pruitt, Ph.D. The findings, published in Economic prospects and policies applied, were based on data compiled from …

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Improved transit routes and mobile clinics could increase access to health care, researcher says

Improved transit routes and mobile clinics could increase access to health care, researcher says

Shortly after 9:30 a.m., Nayelli Andrade and her mother, Angelica Munoz, got off the 349 Pace bus in front of the Cook County Blue Island Health Center. They live in Washington Heights, near Halsted and 103rd Street in Chicago, Andrade said. They took Route 103 to Route 349 on Monday to go to Munoz Health …

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