It can be difficult to find mental health care in rural America. There simply aren’t enough providers to cover the need over wide-open spaces. A small town in Nebraska hopes to groom local students to pursue hometown careers in behavioral health.
Scientists are cracking the code of life. They can copy and paste DNA to make disease-resistant pigs, or plants that kill pesky insects. But as science surges ahead, regulators are struggling to keep up with the pace of innovation.
Massive bison herds used to be a staple of the Great Plains. That is until we almost hunted them out of existence. Now, with a new designation as the country's national mammal, bison ranchers argue that if we truly want to bring the animals back, we have to eat them.
A giant snow goose population is destroying the birds' breeding grounds in the arctic and subarctic. Largely to blame? Farmland creating a flyway cafeteria for the birds as they migrate to and from Canada.
Dangerous Jobs, Cheat Meat part 1: When Ralph Horner was killed in a meatpacking plant in Greeley, Colorado, he became just the latest to fall victim while working in a dangerous industry. The workplace for the hundreds of thousands of people who prepare our beef, pork and poultry is a hazardous place.