A sparsely-populated town in rural Alabama is currently experiencing an alarming increase of tuberculosis incidence rate that already resulted in three deaths and 47 confirmed infections.
Seniors living in rural areas of the United States are more likely to die earlier than those living in urban areas, a new study reported.
Telephone counseling on genetic testing is as effective as in-person counseling for women at high risk for breast or ovarian cancer, according to a new research.
The gap between the life expectancies of rural and urban residents is growing, according to a new study.
A new study reports that city living safer than country living. The researchers stated that city dwellers are 20 percent less likely to die from a serious injury in comparison to people living in the country.
New evidence displayed the quality of hospitals in rural areas may be deteriorating, based on a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. In the past decade, while mortality rates at other hospitals have been decreasing, death rates of patients in rural critical access hospitals have been climbing.
Study finds that white women living in the rural areas of southern and western states may be dying sooner than the rest of the nation.
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