Friday, August 28, 2020

Quick hits: Feds back coal miner fired for refusing dangerous work

Here's a roundup of stories with rural resonance; if you do or see similar work that should be shared on The Rural Blog, email us at

Federal regulators have filed a discrimination complaint, alleging that a coal company wrongly fired a Kentucky miner for refusing to work under dangerous conditions. Read more here.

A Rural Health Information Hub paper discusses stigma and treatment of alcohol use disorder in rural America. Read more here.

A paper discusses strategies critical-access hospitals are using to combat the opioid epidemic. Read more here.

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