WIC


Also found in: Medical, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

WIC

WAN Interface Card
References in periodicals archive ?
The first three columns of Table 2 show that mothers tend to use WIC when they are not employed, when they are unmarried, and when they are younger.
While economic researchers have readily accepted the presence of benefit spillovers, the impact the spillovers have on active WIC participants has only just begun to gamer the attention of researchers and policy makers.
QUESTION: My family is vegan and we've just learned that we are eligible for the WIC program.
White potatoes have been excluded from WIC since fruits and vegetables were first allowed under the program in 2009.
The purpose of this study was to assess the current oral health promotion knowledge, confidence and practices of WIC personnel to improve the oral health of WIC participants.
WIC is a nutrition program for pregnant and postpartum mothers, infants and children younger than the age of 5.
The DuPage County Health Department WIC staff includes eight International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant Specialists, five Breastfeeding Peer Counselors and Certified Health Professionals trained to provide breastfeeding support.
Rita Hamad, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of California in San Francisco, and colleagues investigated whether the revised WIC food package (which includes more whole grains, fruit, vegetables, and low-fat milk) improved perinatal and birth outcomes among WIC recipients.
"A pesar de las mejoras en los programas como el WIC, nuestro pais todavia tiene importantes disparidades de salud entre ricos y pobres", lamento la autora principal, la Dra.
"Despite improvements in programs like WIC, our country still has large health disparities between rich and poor," said lead author Dr.
Liping Pan, MD, MPH, of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and colleagues used data from the WIC Participant and Program Characteristics survey from 2010, 2012, 2014, and 2016 for 12,403,629 children aged 2-4 years from 50 states, Washington, D.C., and 5 territories.
WIC oversees the federally-funded Farmers' Market Nutrition Program and Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program, which were created in 1992 and 2001 respectively.