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Rural West Texas doctor served 11,000 square miles all alone; took five years to...

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It's getting harder and harder to find doctors willing to work in rural towns. Though rural America has, by one count, nearly 20 percent...

Rural libraries help improve rural health as hospitals shutter

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As rural hospitals close or are stretched thin, libraries are becoming a key partner in helping small-town residents learn about health and nutrition and...

Program encourages rural Millennials to return after college

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Madeline Moore at a rural farmer's market booth in 2012. (Photo by Damian Mulinix) Many rural Millennials are told that success means leaving their hometowns for...

Difficulty in hiring and keeping doctors helps drive rural health care shortage; being a...

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The recently released Life in Rural America survey found that rural Americans are having a harder time these days accessing health care. Part of...

Telemedicine can’t help rural America very much until broadband access improves, researchers conclude

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Maps by University of Pittsburgh; click on the image to enlarge it. Telemedicine, whether the patient is is a health-care facility or at home, has...

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