- The Huffington Post23 hours ago
By Donna Kallner In small towns and rural areas across the U.S., friends and neighbors recently took their kids and grandkids to their hometown Memorial Day parades. We all enjoy seeing ...
- WKBT La Crosse11 hours ago
Residents in Winona get their say on topics that impact Minnesota.
There's a severe shortage of mental health professionals in rural areas . Here's why that's a serious problemCNN.com22 hours ago
65% of rural areas don't have access to a psychiatrist, according to a new study. Poor access to mental health care overlaps with other public health crises like drug abuse and suicide.
- MSN News3 days ago
Severe obesity rates have been on the rise nationwide since the turn of the century, disproportionately affecting children and adults in rural communities, two studies suggest.
- BBC News3 days ago
Consumers in rural areas of the UK are far less likely to use their smartphones for banking than their urban counterparts, a survey says. The findings, from the UK's financial regulator ...
- MedicineNet.com6 days ago
Americans in rural areas are more likely to be obese than metropolitan-area residents, according to the report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2016, more ...
- The Argus Leader1 day ago
Currently, half of South Dakotans live in rural areas and may lack access to high-speed Internet. Significantly slower Internet access in rural communities limits small, rural ...
- Quad-City Times7 days ago
Perched atop a hill in rural Dubuque County sits a small stone church. The exterior walls show the age of the building, which was constructed in 1867. Now, owner John Whalen invites people ...
- Health.com4 days ago
Nearly 40 percent of rural American men and almost half of rural women are now statistically obese, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers reported Tuesday ...
Staying alive: Rural hospitals eye larger health systems, strategic partnerships - Greensboro - Triad Business JournalThe Business Journals1 day ago
Rural hospitals, including in the Triad, are being crushed by a host of financial challenges. The pressures have some seeking a savior and others exploring strategies to maintain their independence.