Latest Rural area Stories

2014-05-15 20:23:49

The Health Awareness for Rural Communities (HARC) Data Bank comprises over 100 health measures, allowing users big picture insight into large population health trends from all 47 rural and frontier counties in Colorado. DENVER, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Colorado Rural Health Center (CRHC) has launched the Health Awareness for Rural Communities (HARC) Data Bank, which enhances access to streamlined data sharing and collaboration for rural healthcare providers,...

2014-01-31 12:27:14

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National League of Cities (NLC) President Chris Coleman, mayor, Saint Paul, Minn. released this statement calling on the U.S. Senate to advance the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013 ("Farm Bill") (H.R. 2642): (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081022/NLCLOGO) "We applaud the House for moving beyond the partisan rancor and passing the "Farm Bill" this week; city officials know this bill is vitally...

2013-08-30 23:26:22

Colorado’s leading healthcare conference dedicated to engaging and informing rural healthcare stakeholders in state and national reform, innovative solutions and informational exhibits and networking (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Colorado Rural Health Center (CRHC)— Colorado’s State Office of Rural Health, providing programs and services to rural hospitals and clinics—will host the Twenty Second Annual Rural Health Conference in Colorado Springs, CO on October 17-18, 2013. The...

2012-08-16 00:36:57

Policymakers could adjust entry criteria to produce doctors for undeserved areas Certain medical students may be more likely to stay in their own countries or work in rural areas of their own countries when they qualify as doctors, suggests a study published on bmj.com today. Given that many low income countries have insufficient doctors to meet their needs, particularly in rural areas, the authors suggest that policy makers could use this evidence to adjust entrance criteria for...

2012-04-11 23:02:41

RuralRefined.com is a new web site targeted to people who choose to live in smaller towns. Because they live in smaller towns, they miss some of the options in bigger cities. http://RuralRefined.com offers big-city shopping for men, women and children, with discounted stores offering everything from Art and Books to Weddings and Wireless. The site also offers a community conversation forum that currently includes Rural Rants and Raves by town and state, an advice column, and a General Forum...

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