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Rural Americans are more likely to suffer from conditions like heart disease, diabetes, kidney disease and hypertension, and more likely to die from those afflictions, the USDA’s Economic Research Service concluded in a study released in March.

If rural hospitals like the ones Dr. Beth Piccione oversees in Lawrence and Mercer counties aren’t supported, vulnerable people won’t be just inconvenienced, “they’ll be in dire straits.”