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The Public Health Emergency Has Ended. Here’s What Is Changing for Granite Staters and Hospitals.

Some of the government’s biggest pandemic protections ended months or longer ago. Those include the December 2021 termination of temporary changes to the child tax credit and February’s end of increased food stamp assistance, protections that experts said led to a drop in child poverty.

Infant Formula Shortages Forced Some Parents to Feed Their Babies in Less Healthy Ways

One third of families who relied on formula to feed their babies during the COVID-19 pandemic were forced by severe infant formula shortages to resort to suboptimal feeding practices that can harm infant health, according to our research published in the journal Maternal and Child Nutrition.