Latest Rural culture Stories

2011-11-10 12:52:17

The Government's commitment to 'localism' is likely to fail unless Whitehall departments can shed a deep-rooted culture of centralism.

2011-11-01 15:00:03

Community land ownership (CLO) is bringing people back to the Highlands and Islands of Scotland and helping to create more vibrant and resilient communities.

2011-08-18 00:00:42

New executive brings more than four decades of experience in healthcare finance and operations to the Colorado Rural Health Center. Aurora, Colorado (PRWEB) August 17, 2011 The Colorado Rural Health Center announced today that Tommy Barnhart has joined the CRHC as a Senior Advisor. “With Mr.

2011-07-18 00:01:36

CRHC created the new “Partnership Program” to provide large organizations with an opportunity to support rural health care in Colorado in a meaningful and direct way.

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.

2011-06-16 14:12:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An additional 1,469 acres of prime farmland on 16 farms have been protected through Pennsylvania's nationally recognized farmland preservation program, the Department of Agriculture said today. "Pennsylvania is the national leader in farmland preservation, and today 16 more families protected their land from development, ensuring it will continue to be farmed for many generations," said Agriculture Secretary George Greig.

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.

2011-05-24 09:56:00

Challenges Facing Health Professions Require Comprehensive, National Policy and Action WASHINGTON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The establishment of the National Health Care Workforce Commission is an important first step to developing a comprehensive and coordinated national health workforce strategy.

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