Starting in March 2012, the New Era set out to analyze Christian County’s health and medical situation with two basic objectives: first, to identify the major medical institutions and the relationships between them, and second, to determine the population's biggest health concerns.
Through the totality of its coverage, the paper is seeking to answer a central question—how can this area dramatically improve its population’s health?
Each of the stories below contributes to this goal.
3/24/12: Public funds cover birth control
4/28/12: Sexual health issues lack diagnosis
5/5/12: Hurting for doctors
Staff editorials concerning health