Category Archive: No Mercy

Listen: After Its Hospital Closes, A Pioneer Kansas Town Searches For What Comes Next

Deep questions underlie what is happening in Fort Scott, Kan.: Do small communities like this one need a traditional hospital at all? And, if not, what health care do they need?

Dealing With Hospital Closure, Pioneer Kansas Town Asks: What Comes Next?

After depending on the local hospital for more than a century, Fort Scott residents now are trying to cope with life without it.

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