The task force recommended that the state focus on economic and education factors to improve health in rural areas.
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August 20, 2014
August 12, 2014
The report found that children in rural Ohio face more health issues than their urban peers due to poverty and a lack of resources.
August 11, 2014
The program aims to increase the number of graduates practicing medicine in rural North Carolina.
August 07, 2014
The teacher village will provide housing units and a coffee shop in an attempt to retain educators.
August 06, 2014
Although programs that encourage physical exercise can benefit children, those programs can be hard to implement in rural areas.
August 01, 2014
The federal program is more common in rural households where residents often lack access to healthy foods.
July 24, 2014
Rural children are more likely to be overweight, but often lack access to doctors and health care.
July 24, 2014
The effort fits into a larger national picture of schools taking a closer look at how student wellness affects academic success.
July 10, 2014
A federal summer meal program only reaches a fraction of kids in Mississippi who lack access to healthy meals.
May 21, 2014
A bill proposed by House Republicans targets low-income rural children for a federal summer food pilot program.