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Life ‘til the End: Hospice in Rural America
The importance of quality end-of-life care in rural America can be difficult to understand until you need hospice care. A rural family shares their personal journey with hospice and how it helped them care for their father at the end of his life. A CAH CEO explains how hospice care intersects with the mission to provide care to the community.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is the third leading cause of death from chronic disease. Pulmonologists and a patient advocate describe COPD’s rural disparity, review current treatment, and talk about needed collaborative efforts to impact the disease.
Rural Mothers, Babies at Risk When Hospitals Cut Obstetric Services
U.S. News and World Report
The 2020 Census Is Coming. Will Native Americans Be Counted?
Los Angeles Times
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Measuring Access to Care in National Surveys:
Implications for Rural Health
Source: University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
in Meeting Physical Activity Guidelines Among Urban and
Rural Dwelling Adults — United States,
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
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