Topics: Health conditions

New CDC Series Looks at Rural Health Topics

CDC MMWR Rural Health Series webpage


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will focus on rural health issues in a special series of its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) that will run throughout 2017. Learn about the impetus for the series, topics that will be featured, and upcoming webinars to share findings from the series.

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February 22, 2017

Socioeconomic Policy Is Health Policy

The United States spends more on medical care and less on social services than other developed countries, yet social services can be just as important to health outcomes.

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February 12, 2014

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