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RURAL Study to Examine Health Burdens in the South

People born in rural communities in the South, especially in southern Appalachia and the Mississippi Delta, may live shorter and less healthy lives than their counterparts elsewhere in the country, in part due to a high burden of HLBS disorders.

New Study at UMMC to Explore Disease Risk Factors in Rural South

In an effort to understand why people born in rural communities in the South live shorter and less healthy lives than their counterparts elsewhere in the same counties as well as across the country, researchers from the University of Mississippi Medical Center and partner institutions today announced the launch of... More