The seeds of vulnerability to asthma, heart disease and other chronic adult health problems are planted early in life, according to a study published last week in the American Journal of Public Health.
PovertyCure, a nonprofit championing the use of the church, private enterprise and entrepreneurship to solve poverty, has launched a new Web site at http://www.povertycure.org.
More Michigan residents are living in poverty as the state works to free itself from the lingering effects of the nation’s recession, according to new census data released Thursday.
Gleaners Community Food Bank in Detroit is dealing with the growing number of Michigan residents struggling in this economy.
The number of people in the U.S. living in poverty in 2010 rose for the fourth year in a row, while Michigan’s poor got younger.
Michigan has experienced a 64 percent jump in child poverty rate over the decade and ranks 47th in the country for secure parental employment.
Battered by the downturn, America’s suburbs are bearing the brunt of poverty that has climbed to near-historic levels, creating strains on dwindling safety-net programs focusing mostly on the inner-city poor.
The ranks of the working-age poor climbed to the highest level since the 1960s as the recession threw millions of people out of work last year, leaving one in seven Americans in poverty.
The number of people in the U.S. who are in poverty is on track for a record increase on President Barack Obama’s watch, with the ranks of working-age poor approaching 1960s levels that led to […]
A first-of-its-kind government study has found that poverty is perhaps the most important factor in whether inner-city heterosexuals are infected with the AIDS virus.