Stories tagged: "rural america"

Doctor kneels before a distraught patient sick with COVID-19
COVID Hits a Little Differently in Small Rural Hospitals: Everyone Knows Everyone

As Dr. Shane Wilson makes the rounds at the tiny, 25-bed hospital in rural northeastern Missouri, he greets most of his patients by their first names.

Women in Kazakhstan are more likely to survive childbirth than Americans

Improving access to care in rural America is a key focus of bill approved by House committee.

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The freshman Rep. who fought her party for farmers, and won

“You know, we're called a flyover state, but we're incredibly important to this country— and my job is to make sure that I'm the voice for every person in our district."

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What happens to rural towns when grocery stores close down

Federal and state governments look to financial incentives to help essential businesses survive in rural areas.