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Report: Illinois rural health challenges include doctor shortages, opioid overdoses

Chronic shortages of primary-care doctors and psychiatrists in rural parts of Illinois, some of the state’s highest opioid overdose death rates, and life-altering economic challenges facing children ... read more

Report cites health challenges in rural Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND)- A new report outlines challenges to health in rural Illinois communities, including a shortage of doctors and opioid overdose deaths. The State of Rural Health in Illinois ... read more

Decatur teachers go back to school for district-wide training day

Report: Illinois rural health challenges include doctor shortages, opioid overdoses Decatur teachers have a new 4-year contract. Here's what's in it. read more

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Report: Illinois rural health challenges include doctor shortages, opioid overdoses

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