Keeping rural America strong means building healthy communities. Our healthcare coverage focuses on all the important issues in rural health, including access to critical care, affordability, the future of rural hospitals, the rural response to the Covid-19 pandemic, drug addiction and abuse, and much more.
Messengers for Health – one of the organizations honored as a Community Star during National Rural Health Day – helps Native Americans in Montana understand the importance of cancer screenings by incorporating Crow culture into health messaging
Honored as a Community Star during National Rural Health Day, Tori Gleason works by the maxim ‘Nothing about us without us’ when advocating for the rural LGBTQ community’s access to good healthcare.
Younger generations are more willing to talk about mental-health issues than their older counterparts.
Rural infection rates dropped 10% last week, according to a Daily Yonder Analysis.
Rural America reported 60 fewer deaths last week compared to two weeks ago.
Dr. Cameron Lewis, DDS, travels to smaller communities in New York and Connecticut to serve patients who either would have to do without surgery or travel long distances to more urban areas.
Rural Counties saw virtually no change in infection rates last week, but rural death rates increased while metropolitan rates dropped.
The new tool might help the community avoid health hazards and develop mitigation strategies to save their town.
A new index is designed to assess the “recovery environment” in each U.S. county. The tool provides information on the availability of different treatment options, support systems for people in recovery, and social factors such as housing costs, transportation, and more.