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Many stereotypes afflict our much-maligned region, and the Jonesborough–Washington County History Museum displays eight of these "myths of Appalachia." Here, our Editor-in-Chief suggests a ninth—that the people of Appalachia "do not care" about their health—and argues that regional health disparities result not from apathy but from a confluence of socioeconomic factors.
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Wykoff R. The ninth myth of Appalachia. J Appalach Health 2023;5(2):1–4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.13023/jah.0502.01.