The University of Mississippi and other medical groups have been pioneering the use of telemedicine to connect people living in the state's rural areas to health care. But while telemedicine has been slow to take off nationwide, the spread of…
Farmworkers face major challenges when it comes to staying healthy. They often spend hours daily performing physical labor that taxes the body, while language barriers and lack of employer-paid health insurance complicate their access to care. But the Southeast Arizona…
By Anikka Abbott
There are approximately 2,300 rural hospitals in the U.S., most of them concentrated in the Midwest and the South. For a variety of reasons, many of them are struggling to survive.
By Michael Ollove, Stateline
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