Why Are There So Few Doctors in Rural America? There are over 6,000 federally designated areas with a shortage of primary care doctors in the United States. We enjoyed this article because it discusses the issues facing underserved areas and how medical schools and government organizations are trying to address the uneven distribution of physicians.
Infographic: Where We Donate vs. How We Die. The diseases we spend the most money fighting are not the biggest causes of death in the US.