Trauma experienced in childhood is often passed down from generation to generation. In rural Montana, scarce mental health resources and stigmas about seeking treatment are making the crisis worse. Special correspondent Cat Wise and producer Leah Nagy look at what’s…
By Cat Wise, Leah Nagy
The coronavirus pandemic is continuing to spread across much of the world, but one country that set out to defeat it has apparently succeeded: Vietnam. Bordering China, where the virus originated, the similarly authoritarian country instituted mass quarantines and social…
By Mike Cerre
Cases of COVID-19 have been rising in some rural parts of the U.S. -- many of which were already squeezed for medical care before the pandemic. With fewer resources available in these places, a spike in patients requiring hospitalization and…
Patient advocates say Republican bills to replace the federal health law would worsen rural areas’ financial straits through reductions in Medicaid funding. Such changes threaten the health of thousands of state residents, especially those in rural areas.
By Virginia Anderson, Kaiser Health News
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