Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 21st, 2005
"Everyone says welfare reform is working because welfare rolls are dropping and this reverses a decades-long trend," said George Kaplan, professor of epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. "But there has been virtually no attempt to ask what effect these changes would have on the health of the affected people."
Kaplan is lead author of a study in the July 2005 issue of the American Journal of Public Health that looked at data from 1996 to 2000 when welfare reform in...
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