Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Thinking Small

Alabama currently has eight counties with no hospital. Over the past six years, Alabama has had five rural hospitals close. This is tied with...

The Glyphosate Debate

Glyphosate is one of the most popular and notorious herbicides used in the United States. Glyphosate was patented – under the name of Roundup...

SBHCs Deliver Crucial Care to Rural Students

The more than 900 students at Apple Valley Middle School in Hendersonville, NC usually keep the campus buzzing with activity. But a week after...

A Tale of Two Censuses

On March 26, 2018, only three days before questions were officially submitted for use in the 2020 census, U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur...

VA MISSION Act

According to the most recent US Census, an estimated 18.2 million veterans are living in the United States, with roughly 4.7 million veterans residing...

Redemption on the Rez

Just after midnight on July first, the Winnebago Tribal Council hoisted their tribal flag over the lone, 13-bed hospital in Winnebago, Nebraska. That made...
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Rural Broadband Saves Lives

Since early 2009, Texas A&M University’s Telehealth Counseling Clinic, in Bryan, Texas, has been offering free mental health counseling sessions to underserved individuals in...

The Hidden Epidemic: Fighting the Stigma of HIV/AIDS in Rural America

The little brown church in Nashua, Iowa, has a certain notoriety. In the mid-1800s, a music teacher passing through the town wrote a song...

Rural Hospices Face Challenges with Compassion and Creativity

There once was a time when Americans with terminal illnesses, including those living on the frontier, were likely to die at home, surrounded by...

Patchwork of State Laws Limits Care for the Poor

There is an organization that has not been affected by any of the national health care debate or federal legislation in the last few...

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