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Added November 15, 2018

Region XI American Indian and Alaska Native Head Start: A Portrait of Children and Families
Details a report on the American Indian and Alaska Native children and families who have participated in a Head Start Program. Highlights demographic and social factors, as well as the occurrence of depressive symptoms in parents. Discusses the health and wellness of the children in the program, specifically rates of obesity and perceived overall health.
Author(s): Meryl Yoches Barofsky, Laura Hoard, the AI/AN FACES 2015 Workgroup
Date: 10/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Administration for Children and Families
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Rural Health Research Recap: Rural Communities: Age, Income, and Health Status
Summary of key findings from the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy funded Rural Health Research Centers' most recent research on the demographics and health status of rural residents. Features statistics comparing mortality and incidence of various health conditions in rural and urban areas, and poverty rates in the South, West, Midwest, and Northeast United States. Provides links to each of the referenced source documents.
Date: 11/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Research Gateway
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Rural Residents with Higher Educational Attainment Were More Likely to Engage in Telehealth Activities
Bar chart showing use of telehealth for health monitoring, health maintenance, and health research by education level for rural residents.
Date: 11/2018
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Rural Rotation Program: Utah Medical Education Council, 2007-2018
Provides county-level data on clinical rotations for advanced-practice registered nurses (APRN), pharmacists, physicians, dentists, and physician assistants (PA) in rural and undeserved areas of Utah since 2007.
Date: 2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Utah Medical Education Council
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Suicide Rates by Major Occupational Group — 17 States, 2012 and 2015
Examines suicide deaths by occupational group for men and women aged 16-64 years from the 17 states participating in both the 2012 and 2015 National Violent Death Reporting System. Includes information on suicide rates among male farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers and among male agricultural workers.
Author(s): Cora Peterson, Deborah M. Stone, Suzanne M. Marsh, et al.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 67(45), 1253-1260
Date: 11/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Tribal Broadband: FCC Should Undertake Efforts to Better Promote Tribal Access to Spectrum
Examines wireless broadband access for tribal entities, barriers to obtaining spectrum licensing for tribes, and steps taken by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to support tribal access. Provides recommendations for the FCC to improve broadband wireless internet access in rural tribal areas.
Additional links: Full Report
Date: 11/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Government Accountability Office
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Added November 14, 2018

AACOMAS Applicant Pool Profile: Entering Class 2018
Summary of information entered by applicants into their osteopathic medical school applications and verified by the AACOM Application Service (AACOMAS). Features statistics including type of geographical area where applicants were raised, with breakdowns by 6 levels of population size.
Date: 2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine
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Advance Care Planning: Strategic for All Adults, Even the Healthy
Discusses the benefits of patients having proactive conversations about the care they might want to receive in situations where they are unable to speak for themselves. Shares insights from advance care planning (ACP) advocates and experts regarding ACP access in rural areas.
Author(s): Kay Miller Temple
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 11/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Association of Childhood Trauma Exposure With Adult Psychiatric Disorders and Functional Outcomes
Results of a study examining associations between childhood trauma and adult outcomes among 1,420 participants from 11 predominantly rural North Carolina counties, with interviews taking place between 1999-2015.
Author(s): William E. Copeland, Lilly Shanahan, Jennifer Hinesley, et al.
Citation: JAMA Network Open 1(7)
Date: 11/2018
Type: Document
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County by County Plan Year 2019 Insurer Participation in Health Insurance Exchanges
County-level map of the United States showing the number of health insurance carriers that will participate in the Health Insurance Exchanges during 2019.
Date: 09/2018
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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