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News by Topic: Poverty

Rural Oral Health Summit Presents the Problem, Looks for Answers
Feb 12, 2018 - Details Campbell University Public Health program's Rural Oral Health Summit, which focused on the importance of care, high demand for providers, the impact of factors like poverty, dental insurance, and community resources.
Source: Campbell University
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A Tale of Two Housing Crises, Rural and Urban
Feb 5, 2018 - Discusses the housing crises faced by Native Americans in both cities and rural areas and the lack of attention this specific demographic receives when this issue is being addressed. Touches on the historical context and complications that contribute to these concerns in rural and urban areas.
Source: High Country News
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Report: Poverty, Rural Schools Among Key Education Issues
Jan 28, 2018 - Details a list of concerns identified by the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education as the "Top Ten Issues" to watch in Georgia Education. Included in this list are poverty and healthcare access.
Source: U.S. News and World Report
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HHS: Annual Update of the HHS Poverty Guidelines Federal Register
Jan 18, 2018 - Announces the updated 2018 Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) federal poverty guidelines for the 48 contiguous states, Alaska, and Hawaii, which took effect January 13, 2018. The HHS poverty guidelines are a simplified version of the poverty thresholds issued by the U.S. Census Bureau and are used to determine eligibility for several federal programs.
Source: Federal Register
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