Feb 13, 2024 - Discusses disparities in heart disease rates in rural and urban areas in Virginia and Appalachia. Notes reasons for this disparity, risk factors for heart disease, and prevention measures.
Jan 12, 2024 - A new bipartisan committee in the Virginia House of Representatives will look at healthcare access in rural Virginia and make at least 5 recommendations for improvement. Highlights rural disparities in health outcomes, lack of high-speed broadband, and more.
Source: Virginia Mercury
Jan 9, 2024 - Discusses the shortage of child care providers in Virginia and the impact that has on the workforce. Highlights a rurally-located business that offers child care as an employee benefit.
Source: Cardinal News