Community & Rural
- John Commins, February 8, 2017
More than one-in-five healthcare professionals in the United States is foreign-born. The trickle-down effect of a federal travel ban may discourage some providers from practicing their badly needed skills here.
- John Commins, February 1, 2017
Medical doctors don't need to undergo a near-death experience to better engage with patients. What they need is empathy, says a pulmonary disease specialist who learned first-hand.
- John Commins, January 25, 2017
Americans living in rural areas are more likely than urban dwellers to die from preventable afflictions. A move by the Trump administration and Congress to consider block grant funding for Medicaid could threaten the means to address these rural health issues.