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No internet, no telehealth: Rural North Carolina residents struggle to connect with doctors virtually

By Shelby Harris Carolina Public Press Two summers ago, Lee Berger sat in her Macon County, N.C., home hunched over a laptop — pulling the small computer closer to her face.  It was Berger’s first telehealth appointment, a routine check-up with her primary care physician, and she couldn’t hear what the doctor was saying.  Berger thought about […]