Topics: North Carolina

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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

Providing Patients with Access to Nutritious Food

Tray of food prepared by Fairview Hospital's foodservice


Money, distance, and lack of education are just a few barriers between rural Americans and nutritious food. Find out how a Critical Access Hospital, a prescription program, and a research project are creating tangible examples of how to promote nutrition and increase patients’ access to healthy food.

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March 30, 2016

Bad News, Good News

An early childhood education intervention project in North Carolina is proving to have long-term health benefits for some of the participants 30 years later.

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May 15, 2014

An Interview with Tom Morris

Tom Morris


Tom Morris, the director of the Office of Rural Health Policy, discusses major developments at ORHP in the 12 years he’s been there and upcoming changes, including the return of telehealth.

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February 12, 2010