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News stories from the past 60 days.

Jul 28, 2022 - Describes efforts to address rural disparities in breast and prostate cancer in South Carolina, noting that rural residents are less likely to have access to screening and have to travel long distances to receive primary care. Highlights research examining cancer diagnosis and death rates in the state.
Source: WSPA
Jun 29, 2022 - Describes the need for in-school mental healthcare services in rural areas, highlighting the work of an in-school health and wellness specialist in a rural school district in South Carolina. Notes increases in student mental health concerns before and during the COVID-19 pandemic and challenges filling in-school therapist positions.
Source: The Hechinger Report

Last Updated: 7/29/2022