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May 20, 2019

Thank you for the recent article about nurses. Nurses are often a lifeline and more important than one realizes, particularly if a hospital closes in an area.

Kathleen Balogh recently spoke in Buncombe County from the NC Council for Women. There was a discussion about the increasing death rates of women in rural areas due to lack of hospitals and institutions to provide preventative health care in our area. Alarming rates of diabetes and heart disease are killing a disproportionate rate of women in Native American and African American communities.

LPNs play an increasing role to prevent...

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