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As Hepatitis C Goes Rural, Public Health and Medicine Strain to Adapt Img

As Hepatitis C Goes Rural, Public Health and Medicine Strain to Adapt

Hep C was on the decline in the U.S. But between 2006 and 2012, rates more than tripled across Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia and Virginia. Rod McCullom reports on the challenges of an increasingly rural epidemic.

By Rod McCullom
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An Experience of HIV Care in Rural Versus Urban Areas

A guest writer walks us through the multiple trials and tribulations that people living with HIV in rural areas face when trying to find adequate HIV care.

By George Miller-Zauner
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Small Town, Big Misperceptions

As she attended the local funeral of a client, the well-known director of an HIV service organization in a small town found people rushing up to her demanding to know, "Why are you here? What did he die of?"

You can get lost in the big city, but in ...

By Enid Vazquez for Positively Aware
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Suburban and Rural Populations

Suburban and rural populations are those living in regions at some degree of remove from major cities. Although some may reside in metropolitan areas in relatively close proximity to cities, there are often substantial differences in lifestyle and so...

By G. Cajetan Luna, M.A. for Body Positive
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Gay Men With AIDS in Rural America

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Some gay men spend their entire lives living in small towns or rural areas. Many more grow up there and emigrate to large cities, with some returning to the communities they grew up in when they become symptomatic with AIDS. Gay men living ...

By Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.