Topics: Minorities

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The Reverend’s Revolution: A Kid-First Approach to Community Health

Reverend Richard Joyner


By teaching youth how to better their health and economic situation, Reverend Richard Joyner has inspired the Conetoe community to make lasting changes. Read more about how the Conetoe Family Life Center’s garden camp and partnerships with local hospitals have revolutionized the health of northeast North Carolina.

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June 29, 2016

Regina Benjamin

Regina Benjamin


Update to a Rural Monitor Around the Country article featuring Surgeon General Regina Benjamin.

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February 21, 2013

An Interview with Barb Fabre

Barb Fabre-Ojibwa Nation


An interview with Barb Fabre, an enrolled member of the Ojibwa Nation in Minnesota and director for the White Earth Child Care program, who describes life on the reservation, and the unique challenges facing childcare providers there.

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November 19, 2012

Telepsychiatry Fills Gaps in PTSD Care

Telehealth services are being provided for American Indian veterans living with PTSD in rural areas on reservations in the Midwest.

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February 14, 2012

An Interview with Jan Probst

Jan Probst


The director of the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center discusses health inequities, rural obesity and what gives her work passion.

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August 17, 2011

School-based Programs Help Children Shape Up

Gadsden Elementary School Garden


Schools are working nutrition education and increased physical activity into their curriculums to combat the growing epidemic of childhood obesity.

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February 22, 2011