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Pennsylvania News

News stories from the past 60 days.

Oct 2, 2019 - Announces a Penn State research project focused on the health and aging of rural populations. The Interdisciplinary Network on Rural Population Health and Aging project hopes to understand the factors affecting rural health and aging trends in the United States.
Source: Penn State News
Sep 18, 2019 - Addresses the lack of fitness centers in rural Pennsylvania and the increased rate of obesity in non-metro communities. Discusses how larger gym franchises struggle to profit in less populated areas creating 'exercise deserts.'
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer
Aug 31, 2019 - Discusses a report by the Center for Rural Pennsylvania that found that actual internet speeds found in the homes of many rural Pennsylvania residents are significantly lower than those reported to the federal government by telecommunications companies.
Source: U.S. News and World Report

Last Updated: 10/4/2019