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24-Jan-2020 9:50 AM EST

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Newswise: University of Illinois College of Medicine decreases tuition

University of Illinois College of Medicine decreases tuition

University of Illinois at Chicago

The University of Illinois College of Medicine will reduce its tuition rates for all students, beginning with the 2020-21 academic year. The decision was approved today by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees.

Channels: Back to School, Education, Rural Issues,

Released:
17-Jan-2020 12:15 AM EST
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Newswise: New research identifies obstacles to early detection of skin cancer in rural western states

New research identifies obstacles to early detection of skin cancer in rural western states

Texas State University

Residents of rural, sparsely-populated "frontier counties" in the Western U.S. face higher incidents of skin cancer and related mortality rates.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Dermatology, Rural Issues, Public Health,

Released:
9-Jan-2020 10:05 AM EST
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UT Southwestern Medical Center expands to RedBird

UT Southwestern Medical Center

UT Southwestern and Reimagine RedBird have signed an agreement for UT Southwestern to establish a new medical center, expanding health care services, and providing southern Dallas residents more convenient access to UT Southwestern’s best-in-class medical care in their own community.

Channels: Family and Parenting, Healthcare, In the Workplace, Rural Issues,

Released:
12-Dec-2019 11:25 AM EST
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Regional Trends in Overdose Deaths Reveal Multiple Opioid Epidemics, According to New Study

Iowa State University

A recently published study shows the United States in the grip of several simultaneously occurring opioid epidemics, rather than just a single crisis. The epidemics came to light after the researchers analyzed county-level data on drug overdose deaths. The study highlights the importance of different policy responses to the epidemics rather than a single set of policies.

Channels: Addiction, All Journal News, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Government/Law, Substance Abuse, Rural Issues,

Released:
9-Dec-2019 11:15 AM EST
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Lack of specialists doom rural sick patients

Saint Louis University

Residents of rural areas are more likely to be hospitalized and to die than those who live in cities primarily because they lack access to specialists, recent research found.

Channels: Aging, All Journal News, Poverty, Rural Issues, Cardiovascular Health, Heart Disease,

Released:
4-Dec-2019 11:05 AM EST
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Newswise: Rural Women at Higher Risk of Life-Threatening Pregnancy Complications

Rural Women at Higher Risk of Life-Threatening Pregnancy Complications

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Women in rural communities experience higher rates of life-threatening complications during or after childbirth than mothers in urban cities, a new study finds.

Channels: All Journal News, OBGYN, Rural Issues, Women's Health,

Released:
4-Dec-2019 8:05 AM EST
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    3-Dec-2019 4:00 PM EST

Rural-Urban Flip: How Changing ACA Rules Affected Health Insurance Premium Costs

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

People in rural areas of the U.S. who receive subsidies to buy health insurance in the Health Insurance Marketplaces pay less in premiums than their counterparts in urban areas, a flip that occurred in 2018 and has been widening since, according to a new analysis.

Channels: All Journal News, Government/Law, Healthcare, Rural Issues,

Released:
26-Nov-2019 12:05 PM EST
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Law and Public Policy

Newswise: Lack of Specialists Doom Rural Sick Patients
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    3-Dec-2019 4:00 PM EST

Lack of Specialists Doom Rural Sick Patients

Saint Louis University

Residents of rural areas are more likely to be hospitalized and to die than those who live in cities primarily because they lack access to specialists, according to research in Health Affairs.

Channels: All Journal News, Diabetes, Healthcare, Heart Disease, Rural Issues,

Released:
3-Dec-2019 4:00 PM EST
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