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Opinion: My spin: why North Carolina needs rural hospitals and health clinics

By Star News Online  
   February 07, 2023

While rural residents can do much to improve their health, such as getting more exercise, having more regular examinations, stopping smoking and eating better foods, there are some things residents canโ€™t do. Chief among them is having adequate healthcare access. In the vast majority of cases, there is limited access to hospitals, clinics and care providers. Many areas lack pharmacies or sufficient options for buying healthy groceries.

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