Topics: Cardiovascular disease

For more information and resources, see RHIhub’s Chronic Disease in Rural America topic guide.

Oregon Washington Health Network and Yellowhawk Tribal Health Center “Tackle Everything” to Improve the Health of Local Community Members

Peer mentor graduating class held in La Grande, OR, in March 2018


The Oregon Washington Health Network and the Yellowhawk Tribal Health Center are addressing behavioral health challenges through peer counselors and heart disease/cancer prevention through community education. In addition, they’re collaborating with local healthcare facilities and medical schools to improve recruitment and retention.

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June 13, 2018

A Lesson From Hazard

Poor life expectancy statistics in Perry County, Ky., seem to contradict generally accepted ideas about lifespan factors.

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August 13, 2013

Services Integration Strengthens Rural EMS

Simulations in Clatsop County


By integrating rural EMS with other services, programs in Oregon, Minnesota and Maine are improving patient care, EMS response times and provider skills.

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August 16, 2012