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First Rural Medical Residency Opens on U.S./Mexico Border

There’s a crisis in the nation’s healthcare. The lack of family doctors, an issue throughout the U.S., is a problem felt most acutely in rural regions, which lacks doctors of all specialities. But a possible solution to make up this … Continue reading

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Texas’ Critical Shortage of Mental Health Professionals

The region of Big Bend has one psychiatrist, Dr. Stuart Crane, but this situation isn’t a rare one in the state. Texas is facing a critical shortage of mental heath care workers; 207 out of 254 counties qualify as “Health … Continue reading

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