News tagged with rural area

Study looks to share rural shelter expertise

Western Health Sciences researchers are drawing attention to the challenges of – and hoping to find solutions for – women who experience violence using shelters in rural Ontario settings.

Aug 19, 2016
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Factors affecting HPV vaccination rates

Virtually all cases of cervical cancer are caused by human papillomavirus (HPV), the most common sexually transmitted infection in the U.S., but fewer than 40 percent of adolescent girls have received the three-dose vaccine ...

Jun 24, 2016
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Investigating how rural families cope with cancer

A University of Adelaide study is investigating how rural families cope in the wake of a cancer diagnosis, particularly how they manage the various financial, social, practical and emotional issues that arise.

May 12, 2016
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Pregnant at 15, the teenage mothers of Romania

"God has given me a beautiful little girl. But life is difficult because I am still a child myself," says Lorena, one of more than 2,000 girls under 16 who give birth in Romania each year, some as young as 12.

May 04, 2016
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