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Health Insurers Make It Easy for Scammers to Steal Millions. Who Pays? You. – ProPublica

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as they are published. This story was co-published with Vox. Ever since her 14-year marriage imploded in financial chaos and a protective order, Amy Lankford had kept… Read More »

Hay fever hell: Pollen bomb hits TODAY – millions affected by asthma attacks

Hay fever  is often the biggest downside to summer. As the pollen count creeps up, those affected can experience a wide-range of irritable symptoms, including sneezing and coughing, a runny or blocked nose, and itchy red eyes. Hay fever is an allergic reaction to pollen – a fine powder from plants, typically when it comes… Read More »

New 'planetary health diet' will save millions of people — and the planet

The “planetary health diet” is based on cutting red meat and sugar consumption in half and upping intake of fruits, vegetables and nuts. And it can prevent up to 11.6 million premature deaths without harming the planet, says the report published Wednesday in the medical journal The Lancet. The authors warn that a global change… Read More »