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The Impact of Marcellus Shale Development on Health and Health Care (Report 2)

September 30, 2014  | Environment and Natural Resources

This research examined changes in health care services, the use of health care services, reported injuries,
and emergency medical service complaints in four study counties before and after the start of
Marcellus Shale development; across regions; and across varying degrees of intensity of Marcellus Shale

Tags:  health care , health , marcellus shale

Heroin: Combating this Growing Epidemic in Pennsylvania (2014)

September 03, 2014  | Rural People and Communities

This report provides a summary of the testimony presented at a series of statewide public hearings that examined the increasing use of heroin and opioid abuse and addiction rates in rural Pennsylvania communities.

Tags:  health , overdose , epidemic , addiction , opioids , heroin

Introducing the Center's new journal, Rural Policy: The Research Bulletin of the Center for Rural Pennsylvania.