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MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (NewsHour) — The healthcare gap is wider in rural America, lagging far behind the country’s urban and suburban areas. The reasons are complex and these challenges are the… Read More
ELKO, Nev. — When Ruby B. Sutton found out she was pregnant in late 2021, it was hard to envision how her full-time job would fit with having a newborn… Read More
Fewer than a third of the 220 counties deemed by the federal government as vulnerable to similar outbreaks have active syringe exchange programs which can stop the spread of the infection.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A researcher at West Virginia University is heading up a telehealth program to quickly connect people in rural areas with medical care. The college announced the… Read More
Carey Ellis grew up just a few houses away from the Owen County Hospital in Owenton, Kentucky, so he knows the essential role a rural hospital plays in a small… Read More
Having to come up with $1,000 unexpectedly can be a challenge for anyone. NPR’s recent poll on rural health found that’s especially true for one group: people with disabilities.
A rural county in Washington declared the opioid epidemic a life-threatening emergency. It uses a multiagency coordination group straight out of FEMA’s playbook to respond to the crisis.