The opioid epidemic means many small towns are facing big-city problems of crime and overdoses. Two North Carolina towns are exploring a new approach – diverting some drug offenders away from prosecution and toward social-services help.
A new study finds that certain surgical procedures at small critical access hospitals turn out significantly better than they do at their urban counterparts. The report offers some good news after several years of closures of critical…
The steady growth of casino gambling under the auspices of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee has been a boon to the tribal health care system.