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Health Care Options Shrink as Rural Southern Hospitals Close Their Doors
May 25, 2018 - Details the struggles faced by residents in a rural North Carolina county following the closure of their local hospital, touching on the overall trend of rural hospital closures in the South tending to be in counties that are poorer or have higher minority populations. Although a multispecialty clinic has opened, residents have expressed that it does not adequately fill the gap left behind by the closed hospital.
Source: The Post and Courier
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