Paying for medical, housing or food bills is a challenge for 40% of rural American adults, according to the results of a new nationally representative survey.
“I think there's an under appreciation of the nuance of ‘rural,’” said Mark Holmes, who directs the NC Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center.
The latest research analyzing the spread of HIV, gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia across the United States.
This roundup brings together a sampling of recent studies that highlight health-related differences between rural and urban areas.
A survey of 1,300 adults living in rural America finds they are preoccupied by economic issues and the ongoing opioid epidemic.
Rural-urban disparities in cancer outcomes recede for patients enrolled in clinical trials, a new study in JAMA Network Open finds.
Tips from Shorenstein fellow Sarah Smarsh on how reporters can improve their coverage of rural America.
2014 review of studies and reports that provide insight into public health issues with Native Americans living in urban areas and on tribal lands in the United States.
2013 collection of academic studies and research papers on the United States Postal Service, including its Constitutional mandate, legal constraints and financial situation.
2013 study in American Political Science Review on the reasons behind the difficulties big cities face in getting their legislation passed in state assemblies. Includes 120 years of data.