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2011-06-13 15:40:30

The United States federal government supports many welfare and entitlement programs that attempt to eliminate poverty by providing financial assistance to families in need. Now, a researcher at the University of Missouri has found that requirements for some of these welfare programs can create stress on families, which can have a negative effect on young children. Colleen Heflin, an associate professor in the Truman School of Public Affairs at the University of Missouri, studied the cognitive...