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Approximately 75% of the population lives within five miles of a Dollar General store, and many stores already have become the primary source of groceries for residents of rural communities.

Dollar General’s efforts to increase customer access to health care products and services — announced in July at the same time the discount retailer introduced a chief medical officer — are gaining traction.

As CNBC.com reports, Dollar General Chief Executive Officer Todd Vasos noted last week that about 65% of the company’s 17,177 stores are located in rural areas and small towns that he called “health deserts.”

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