Subject: Research Article | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | Article Subject
mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations | digestive, oral, and skin physiology
Healthy food is becoming increasingly expensive, and families on low incomes face a difficult financial struggle to afford healthy food. When food costs are considered, families on low incomes often face circumstances of poverty. Housing, utilities, health care, and tra... View more
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