Residents’ health, food security improved following grocery store’s opening

by Matthew Santoni

Photo: Pittsburgh’s Hill District Shop’n’Save Supermarket [Keith Hodan/Trib Total Media]

A study showed that residents of a low-income Pittsburgh neighborhood experienced improved health and food security following the long-awaited opening of a full-service supermarket, especially compared to other neighborhoods with similar demographics

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