Family Doctor Shortage Will Hurt Rural Areas by Mark Friedman Posted 6/9/2008 12:00 am Updated 6 years ago Fewer doctors want to practice family medicine in small towns, which will hurt rural communities. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access articles older than 15 days. Articles newer than 15 days are not included in this offer. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.