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Working to improve health care access for rural veterans

Out of 9 million veterans enrolled in Veterans Affairs (VA) for health care, 3 million live in rural areas. For this reason, and many more, the Veterans Rural Health Advisory Committee (VRHAC) makes annual recommendations to the VA secretary on health care issues affecting rural veterans. 

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Oral health advocate works to train rural communities, physicians

Research shows that dental caries, the scientific term for tooth decay and cavities, is the most common chronic disease of childhood and has potentially severe consequences if untreated.

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Rural grant program combats opioid overdose epidemic

At a recent naloxone training session in Alamosa, Colo., a man in the crowd stood up. “It doesn’t matter if you get it from a dealer in a dark alley or a pharmacist in a well-lit hospital, it’s the same drug, same problem, same withdrawals,” he said. The man was speaking of opioids, a class of drugs that has been associated with high incidences of addiction, overdose and death across rural America.

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