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US post offices used to also be banks. Is it time to bring that back?
Recent census data shows that tens of millions Americans are still 'underbanked.'
How rural America is making the haphazard vaccine rollout work
Clinics in the Southwest and Midwest bear the responsibility of connecting perishable COVID-19 vaccines with residents who often live miles away.
Meet the nurse who’s running a Texas COVID-19 clinic all on her own
Elizabeth Ellis keeps her community healthy, and her community keeps the clinic running.
Rural America may miss out on early COVID-19 vaccines
No rural counties in Texas received Pfizer’s vaccine this week.
Six ways the 2020 census will change your life
From land use to health care access, the count is about more than voting districts.
Traveling midwives fill crucial health care gaps in rural US states
In far West Texas, some residents have to trek hours to find maternal care, endangering themselves and their babies. Dawn Cockrell is their only other option.
The secret to curbing farm emissions is buried in the Stone Age
Agriculture is our number-one carbon polluter, but a return to old ways could reverse the trend.
COVID-19 could be especially bad news for the South
With limited health care access, states like Mississippi and Alabama are ill-prepared to treat infected individuals with preexisting conditions.