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News by Topic: Rural-urban differences

Jun 10, 2024 - Offers analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs data to show rural employment trends over time. Discusses impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and the 2008 recession. Includes rural and urban comparisons and county-level data.
Source: The Daily Yonder
May 29, 2024 - Highlights new research which found lower mammography rates among women in rural Texas. Notes particularly low rates among Hispanic and Black women. Explores possible contributing factors including rural hospital closures and lack of health insurance.
Source: Medical Xpress
May 28, 2024 - Summarizes the findings of a recent study examining differences in physician associate (PA) practice by rurality. Notes that PAs practicing in isolated settings were the most likely to work in multiple clinical positions and offer services via telehealth.
Source: Clinical Advisor