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News by Topic: Health screening

Jul 28, 2022 - Describes efforts to address rural disparities in breast and prostate cancer in South Carolina, noting that rural residents are less likely to have access to screening and have to travel long distances to receive primary care. Highlights research examining cancer diagnosis and death rates in the state.
Source: WSPA
Jul 7, 2022 - Describes the role of a rural doctor providing reproductive and maternal healthcare through clinics in Georgia. Notes how her OB-GYN work enables her to connect underserved patients with specialty care to address diabetes, anemia, cardiovascular issues, and other chronic conditions.
Source: 13 WMAZ
Jul 5, 2022 - The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is seeking comments on information collection requests for two of HRSA's Maternal and Child Health Bureau programs: 1) the Pediatric Mental Health Care Access (PMHCA) Program and 2) the Screening and Treatment for Maternal Depression and Related Behavioral Disorders (MDRBD) Program. The information collected will be used to evaluate the PMHCA and MDRBD programs and guide future policy decisions regarding increasing health professionals' capacity to address patients' behavioral health and access to behavioral health services. Comments are due by September 6, 2022.
Source: Federal Register
Jun 17, 2022 - The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is seeking comment regarding the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Program. The information collected will help inform the next iteration of the HRSA EHDI program portfolio of investments. Comments are due by July 18, 2022.
Source: Federal Register