A recent study by researchers at Washington State University (WSU) examined healthcare access in rural areas for different age groups.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a news release that outlines a broad, strategic plan to address rural healthcare in the United States. The department-wide study is the first to be done on rural healthcare in the nation in 18 years.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is accepting applications for grants to help increase access to education, training and health care resources in rural communities.
A recent study revealed that rural hospital closures increase mortality rates, as opposed to urban hospital closures.
A recent study found that one in five American children don’t drink any water at all during an average day. To make matters worse, those same kids are getting about twice the amount of sugar from soda and other sugar sweetened beverages as those who do drink water.