Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Wisconsin Legislators Create Incentives for Rural Clinicians

Wisconsin state legislators have proposed a package of legislation to help reverse the state's decades-long population shift to cities and suburbs. The package, referred to...
By Serge Saint from Mexico City, México

Is Water Pollution Behind Rural Mexico’s Health Woes?

Residents of a rural community in Hidalgo state, north of Mexico City report a myriad of diseases ranging from birth defects to conjunctivitis, which...

PA Veteran Volunteer to Celebrate 100th Birthday

Woodrow Wilson was President when Veteran Volunteer Vincent Savarino was born. This month he will celebrate birthday number 100 during National Volunteer Week at...

California Families Fear Pesticide Poisoning

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under Obama proposed an agricultural ban on the pesticide chlorpyrifos based on research documenting the risks for farmworkers and communities,...

New Hampshire Ranks No. 1 in Nation for Fentanyl Deaths

New Hampshire ranks No. 2 in the nation, behind West Virginia, for the number of opioid-related deaths relative to its population. It ranks No....

University of Alabama receives Distance Learning and Telemedicine grant

The University of Alabama is receiving $128,664 to create a telemedicine platform to connect the Pickens County Medical Center Emergency Department with local ambulances...

Congress Unveils 2017 Rural Hospital Access Act

U.S. Rep. Tom Reed of New York is working on a bipartisan bill with Vermont Rep. Peter Welch that would preserve access to hospital...
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Centene Fills in ACA Markets for 40 Missouri Counties

Centene Corp. said in a news release that it will make plans for individuals available in 40 Missouri counties over the exchange established by...
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Nebraska Seeks to Boost Rural Mental Health Services

Nebraska lawmakers are looking for ways to increase mental health services in areas that lack psychologists, psychiatrists and counselors, but that could prove difficult...
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Baystate Franklin, UMass Partner to Boost Prospects for Rural Health

A new partnership between Baystate Health and the University of Massachusetts medical school in Worcester is slated to bring prospective doctors to train at Baystate...

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