Latest Rural area Stories

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.

2011-10-18 13:16:01

Persistent high poverty is most prevalent among children, with those living in rural America disproportionally impacted.

2011-07-11 21:04:02

Rural workers have less access to sick leave, forcing them to choose between caring for themselves or family members, and losing pay or perhaps even their jobs when faced with an illness.

2011-06-14 23:25:20

Despite living in the countryside, where open space is plentiful and there is often significant agricultural production, California's more than half a million rural elders are far more likely to be overweight or obese, physically inactive and food insecure than their suburban counterparts.

2011-04-29 11:55:00

DENVER, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, in an effort to acknowledge the vital services of rural healthcare practitioners across Colorado, State Representative Tom Massey (R-CO), will introduce a House Joint Resolution to recognize "Rural Health Day." A broad network provides healthcare services to more than 666,000 Coloradans living in rural areas, including nine rural hospitals, 29 critical access hospitals, 52 rural health clinics, public health departments, community-funded safety...

2011-03-24 13:30:00

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the completion of release of 2010 Census local-level data to all states as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, the U.S.

2011-01-05 00:00:38

Rural North Dakotans will benefit from seven 2011 Rural Health Information Technology Grants through UND Center for Rural Health and Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND). (Vocus/PRWEB) January 04, 2011 Seven of the many applicants to the Rural Health Grant Program Awards will receive funding for 2011.