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News stories from the past 60 days.

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.
Source: WSLS
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

Last Updated: 2/14/2024