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Maui fire survivors struggle to find long-term housing, half a year after the blazes
NPR

Thousands of people are still displaced and living in limbo 6 months after the wildfires on Maui. The disaster has deepened a housing crisis, and is taking a toll on fire survivors. more…

I've been tortured by shame since I was 8. Then along came Ozempic.
Business Insider

I knew weight-loss drugs would change my body. I wasn't prepared for what they would do to my brain. more…

I'm an American who's lived in Paris for years. These 8 things have really surprised me about living in the French capital.
Business Insider

The American writer knew a lot about France before moving there, but she was still stunned by the social security and smoking habits in Paris. more…

58 Black investors changing the venture capital industry with firms that fund diverse startup founders
Business Insider

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Why It’s So Hard to Get Kids Vaccinated Against COVID-19
Time

Doses are scarce for young children, and doctors explain why. more…

Why I Am Vegan (and how to make it easy)
Zenhabits.net

By Leo Babauta My wife Eva and I have been vegan for over 11 years now, and we love it. I don’t talk about veganism a lot on Zen Habits, but today I’d love to share a little about it, if you’ll indulge me. Let me start by talking about why I’m vegan, and then… more…

Fella Health (YC W20) Is Hiring
Hacker News

About Fella Health Fella Health (https://www.fellahealth.com/) helps middle-aged men live 10 years longer. We are the telemedicine clinic for bigger guys, worldwide. We use medical weight loss treatment to solve our fellas' most pressing healthcare need, then… more…

Diseconomies of scale in fraud, spam, support, and moderation
Danluu.com

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Apple TV+ shows and movies: Everything to watch on Apple TV Plus
9to5Mac

Apple TV+ offers exclusive Apple original TV shows and movies in 4K HDR quality. You can watch across all of your screens and pick up where you left off on any device. Apple TV+ costs $9.99 per month. Here’s every Apple original television show and movie avai… more…

People Share the Dumbest Ways They've Been Scammed
Vice News

It can happen to anyone… or can it? more…

Transcript: Bill Dudley, NY Fed Chief
Ritholtz.com

   The transcript from this week’s, MiB: Bill Dudley, NY Fed Chief, is below. You can stream and download our full conversation, including any podcast extras, on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube, and Bloomberg. All of our earlier podcasts on your favorite po… more…

The Biden name: How the president’s brother became embroiled in a hospital fiasco
Politico

Jim Biden played a major role in a company called Americore, which the government has accused of massive Medicare fraud. more…

A family affair: Carones give to legal defense fund in the nick of time
Politico

The family of Mayor Eric Adams’ former chief of staff donated $15,000 to the fund weeks before a prohibition would have kicked in. more…

A Week In Arizona On A $200,000 Salary
Refinery29

"This is how I spend money over one week with a net worth of 1.7 million dollars." more…

Alabama Court Rules Frozen Embryos Made by IVF Are “Children”
The Intercept

With Roe v. Wade dismantled, far-right courts are coming for all aspects of reproductive health care. The post Alabama Court Rules Frozen Embryos Made by IVF Are “Children” appeared first on The Intercept. more…

Health Inequities In America: Health Insurance
Forbes

Inequitable access to health insurance in the United States may put some Americans at a higher risk of dying sooner. more…

Key Financial Ages
Forbes

In the world of finance, there are notable ages as well that correspond to your financial life, and it starts as soon as you become an adult. more…

SSDI And Ticket To Work Open Possibilities For People With Disabilities
Forbes

While you were working and paying FICA taxes — you are covered for Social Security disability benefits should you need them. AES is an SSA's EN -Ticket to Work Program more…

What Should Divorcing Women Do To Safeguard Their Financial Future?
Forbes

Compiling documents, setting out goals, budgeting, asset allocation—these are among several steps to take. more…

Autism Care Startup Elemy Is Ditching Its Therapists To Focus On Software
Forbes

Elemy hit a billion dollar valuation built on providing in-person autism therapy to kids. Now called Tilly it's selling software to the therapists it used to employ. more…

The Biden Administration Versus Medicare Advantage
Forbes

Medicare Advantage plans should get respect, rather than hostility, from the Biden administration. more…

The Child Care Crisis: 4 Ways Companies Must Respond
Forbes

Significant numbers of parents don’t have adequate childcare today—with negative impacts on parents and business. But companies can take positive action. more…

When Beauty Becomes A Bad Word —It Stifles Innovation And Tech Startups
Forbes

The lack of support for startups in the beauty industry demonstrates how it has not fully capitalized on the opportunities that biotech and tech bring to the industry. more…

Why You Should Never Waive A Home Inspection—Even With A New Build
Forbes

A house is likely your largest purchase, and the home inspection is your opportunity to ensure there are no problems that you may be responsible for down the road. more…

Why Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro Blasted America’s Big Shipbuilders
Forbes

Maritime stakeholders are trying to understand why Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro publicly skewered his biggest shipbuilding partners. more…

Ethical, Moral, And Thorny Personal Issues In Estate Planning
Forbes

Ethical, moral, and difficult personal issues arise in many estate plans. What are some of these issues, how can you approach them? What will you decide? more…

5 Top Jobs For Digital Nomads
Forbes

Top 5 jobs for digital nomads seeking remote work opportunities. Explore careers that offer flexibility and freedom to work from anywhere in the world. more…

20 Ways To Engage Every Staff Member During A Digital Transformation
Forbes

For a business to successfully make internal changes, the full support and effort of the entire team is needed. more…

After Promising to Make Government Health Care Data More Accessible, the Biden Administration Now Wants to Clamp Down
ProPublica

by T. Christian Miller ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. In January, the Biden administration pledged to increase public access t… more…

False balance in an NBC news story on whole body MRI scans
Sciencebasedmedicine.org

Over the weekend, NBC News aired a story on whole body MRI scans. Although it did include the usual cautions about false positives and the harm they cause, the caution was diluted by the story's focus a rare case of a woman who had a brain tumor detected. Ove… more…

Tech CEO Wants Former Employee to Fork Over $1.5M for ‘Profane’ Harassment
Daily Beast

via YouTube / Spero Ventures The CEO of the online learning company Skillshare is suing an aggrieved former employee for a minimum of $1.5 million, claiming her “inexplicable and meritless hatred of the company has led her to pursue a four-year campaign of … more…

Her Brother Wanted To Argue Over Their Mother’s Medical Expenses, So She Told Him Their Mother Wanted Her To Make The Decision
Twistedsifter.com

There is nothing like a parents’ failing health – except maybe their death and inheritance decisions – to put a strain on the relationships between family left behind. It’s sad, really, because most of the time the person who passed would only want their love… more…

Farewell to Atlassian Server
Atlassian.com

Support for Server products ends Feb 15, 2024 The post Farewell to Atlassian Server appeared first on Work Life by Atlassian. more…

A Powerful Call To Address Racism In Medicine. With Action, Not Words.
Forbes

What ails the health of the richest nation in the world? The diagnosis, as well as the prescription, can be found in ‘Legacy,’ a powerful book, by Dr Uche Blackstock. more…

Food As Medicine: Here Are Opportunities, Obstacles For This New Trend
Forbes

KetoCitra, Lipisorb, Nepro, Oxepa, Renax and Ultrase are examples of medical foods, food items that can be used to treat particular diseases. more…

There Is Only One Way for Biden to Fulfill His Promise to “Restore Roe”
Thenation.com

Elie Mystal If the president truly wants to protect reproductive rights, he’s going to have to do what he’s so far refused even to consider: expand the Supreme Court. The post There Is Only One Way for Biden to Fulfill His Promise to “Restore Roe” ap… more…

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Hilary Swank on "Ordinary Angels" and miracles
CBS News

After winning two Oscars, the actress put her career on hold for three years to care for her father, who had a lung transplant. Now she stars in a movie that hits close to home. more…

CFP Course Notes: The 7-Step Financial Planning Process
Mymoneyblog.com

Whew! I just passed my first mid-term test in about 20 years. The first half of Fundamentals of Financial Planning, the first course from my self-paced CFP program, included coverage of the official 7-Step “Financial Planning Process”. The image above was … more…

10 Best Car Insurance in Massachusetts for 2024
Yahoo Entertainment

In this piece, we will look at the 10 Best Car Insurance in Massachusetts for 2024. For more companies, head on over to 5 Best Car Insurance in Massachusetts... more…

Ozempic, Mounjaro and hundreds of other drugs become even more expensive in 2024
CNN

Some Americans may have to shell out more this year for Ozempic and Mounjaro, two wildly popular diabetes medications also used for weight loss. more…

Voters feel better about the economy. Will it help Biden?
BBC News

Inflation is down and "vibes" are up - but younger Americans especially remain sceptical after the pain of soaring prices. more…

15 Most Expensive Medical Treatments/Procedures In The World
Yahoo Entertainment

In this article, we will be taking a look at the 15 most expensive medical treatments/procedures in the world. If you are not interested in reading about the... more…

With power out, husband rushes to get generator fuel to keep wife's dialysis machine running
ABC News (AU)

Tony Palmer is among those calling for better infrastructure in small towns after the power went out this week, putting his wife's health at risk. more…

IRDAI proposes to raise free-look period for returning insurance policies to 30 days
Moneycontrol

The insurance regulator released an exposure draft on protection of policyholders’ interests which, among other things, proposes mandatory nomination for life insurance policies and longer free-look period for policyholders who wish to return policies that … more…

Meaning Effects: An Interview With Author Nathan Hill
The Quietus

Sean Kitching talks to the author of The Nix and Wellness about placebos, conspiracies, swingers clubs, and getting blurbed by John Irving more…

#1421: “How do I be a parent if I never really had one? And how do I not be the kind people write to advice columns about?
Captainawkward.com

In which I attempt to reverse-engineer parenting advice from all the letters about setting boundaries with difficult family members. LEEEEEROY JENKINSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS! more…

Move to cut waiting period
The Star Online

CYBERJAYA: The waiting period for cancer patients receiving treatment depends on several factors, including the urgency, says Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad. Read full story more…

Voters feel better about the economy. Will it help Biden?
BBC News

Inflation is down and "vibes" are up - but younger Americans especially remain sceptical after the pain of soaring prices. more…

Aussie Fintech Monoova Leads the Way on “Multi” “Cloud” (Not “Multi-Cloud”), to Solve Data Security and Compliance Conundrums
Mongodb.com

Monoova is a fast-growing Australian Fintech scale-up providing real-time payment solutions to businesses. Having grown from 200,000 to 6 million business accounts in 5 years, Monoova has also created 13% of Australia’s PayID since the inception of NPP, and p… more…

Reducing Bias in Credit Scoring with Generative AI
Mongodb.com

Credit scoring plays a pivotal role in determining who gets access to credit and on what terms. Despite its importance, however, traditional credit scoring systems have long been plagued by a series of critical issues from biases and discrimination, to limite… more…

Salons and Divorce Doulas: How Queers Are Fighting the Trauma and Stigma of Divorce
Autostraddle.com

"I've been ostracized, people don't even know my side of the story. And they just stopped talking to me because they've talked to my ex." The post Salons and Divorce Doulas: How Queers Are Fighting the Trauma and Stigma of Divorce appeared first on Autostradd… more…

NY AG's Lawsuit Against Grifty NRA Gun-Humpers FINALLY Heads To Jury
Wonkette.com

Wayne, Wayne, Go Away. more…

In California, Faceoff Between Major Insurer and Health System Shows Hazards of Consolidation
Kffhealthnews.org

Even as the two health giants announced a contract agreement this month, analysts say patients are increasingly at risk of being affected by such disputes.Even as Anthem Blue Cross and University of California Health announced a contract agreement this month,… more…

The Powerful Constraints on Medical Care in Catholic Hospitals Across America
Kffhealthnews.org

The expansion of Catholic hospitals nationwide leaves patients at the mercy of the church’s religious directives, which are often at odds with accepted medical standards. more…

A year after Jimmy Carter’s entered hospice care, advocates hope his endurance drives awareness
The Boston Globe

Since Jimmy Carter entered hospice care at his home in south Georgia one year ago, the former U.S. president has celebrated his 99th birthday, enjoyed tributes to his legacy and lost his wife of 77 years. more…

He was born at home in D.C. Now his parents have to prove he’s theirs.
The Boston Globe

For nearly two years, Teresa and Jeff Williams have lived in a state of suspension, unable to plan for their family’s future and unable to fully enjoy their young children. more…

Why the Newton teachers went out on strike
The Boston Globe

This contract could have been — and should have been — settled without a strike. But it seemed more important to the mayor and the school committee to hold firm on budget parameters and punitive working conditions that would never be suitable to settle a fair… more…

Nigeria: Experts Seek Robust Implementation of Health Sector Renewal Initiative
AllAfrica - Top Africa News

[Premium Times] The initiative, launched by the Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Muhammad Pate, in December is part of the government's strategy to achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC) by 2030. more…

PayNearby launches Digital Naari programme to support underserved women in India
Finextra

Indian digital banking platform PayNearby has announced Digital Naari, an initiative designed to generate self-employment opportunities across rural and semi-urban areas in India. more…

The role of race and insurance in trauma patients’ mortality: A cross-sectional analysis based on a nationwide sample
Plos.org

Background Persistent disparities in trauma in-hospital mortality owing to insurance status and race remain a prominent issue within healthcare. This study explores the relationships among insurance status, race, length of stay (LOS) in-hospital mortality out… more…

Fantasy Baseball Offseason Tracker: Whit Merrifield accepts utility role with Phillies; Jorge Soler to Giants
CBS Sports

Here's your guide to everything that matters in Fantasy Baseball this offseason more…

The ‘Energy Trilemma’ And The Cost Of Electricity – OpEd
Wattsupwiththat.com

Claiming “renewable” energy from wind and solar is cheap and comes without environmental consequences, is a crucial and detrimental energy economic misunderstanding. more…

When Should You Hire a Financial Advisor?
Awealthofcommonsense.com

Why I'm bullish on the financial advice business in the years ahead. The post When Should You Hire a Financial Advisor? appeared first on A Wealth of Common Sense. ... more…

Top Ranked Faked Deaths: Best to Worst Revealed
Zacjohnson.com

Have you ever wondered how convincing someone can be when faking their own death? Is it possible to disappear without a trace and leave everyone believing your demise? Prepare to be shocked as we reveal the best and worst ranked cases of individuals who succe… more…

Most Common Mental Disorders in 2024
Zacjohnson.com

Millions of Americans are affected by mental health disorders each year, contributing to the growing concern surrounding mental well-being. While awareness and understanding of mental health have improved over the years, there is still much to uncover about t… more…

Highest Paid Sales Jobs in 2024
Zacjohnson.com

Are you curious about the highest-paid sales jobs? Do you dream of a sales career with high pay? Wondering which sales positions offer the most lucrative earning potential? Look no further! In this article, we will explore the top-paying sales jobs in various… more…

Highest Paid Police Departments in 2024
Zacjohnson.com

Have you ever wondered which police departments in the United States offer the highest salaries? Are you curious to know if your assumptions about the highest paying law enforcement agencies are correct? If you’re intrigued by these questions, you’ve come to … more…

Top Suicide Rates: Ranked Countries List
Zacjohnson.com

Have you ever wondered which countries have the highest suicide rates? It’s a complicated and deeply troubling issue, but understanding the facts is crucial in order to address and prevent this global epidemic. According to the World Health Organization (WHO)… more…

Top Trendy Eyewear Brands Ranked Best to Worst
Zacjohnson.com

Are you in need of new glasses? Wondering which eyewear brands are worth investing in? Look no further! In this article, we will rank the top trendy eyewear brands from best to worst, helping you make an informed decision. Whether you’re after affordability, … more…

Surprising Theft Stats: Best & Worst Ranked Guide
Zacjohnson.com

Do you think you know the true extent of theft in our society today? Prepare to be surprised as we delve into the shocking theft statistics that will challenge your perceptions and shed light on the best and worst ranked areas for theft. From burglary facts t… more…

Top Native American Women: Best & Worst Ranked
Zacjohnson.com

When it comes to beauty, talent, and influence, Native American women have made their mark in various fields. But who are the best and worst ranked? Do native american women live up to the common stereotypes? Are they truly beautiful, talented, and influentia… more…

Top Airline Stewardess Rankings: Best to Worst
Zacjohnson.com

Have you ever wondered which airlines have the most attractive stewardesses? Or which airlines are ranked as the best in terms of their stewardess service? In this article, we will delve into the comprehensive top airline stewardess rankings, from the best-ra… more…

Cheapest Countries to Live & Visit: Top Rankings
Zacjohnson.com

Have you ever wondered which countries offer the most affordable cost of living and travel options? Are you curious to uncover the top rankings of the cheapest countries to live and visit? Look no further, as we explore the fascinating world of budget-friendl… more…

Highest Paid Trade Skills in 2024
Zacjohnson.com

Are you looking for well-paying trades that offer lucrative career opportunities? Do you want to discover the highest paid trade skills in 2024 and explore the top-paying trade professions? If so, you’re in the right place! In this article, we’ll uncover the … more…

Top Ranked Beautiful American Women – Best & Worst
Zacjohnson.com

When it comes to beauty, opinions can vary widely. But what if we told you that there is a ranking of the most beautiful American women, with some surprising results? WalletHub recently conducted a study to determine the best and worst states for women in the… more…

Best Ewan McGregor Movies Ranked – Top Ewan McGregor Films
Zacjohnson.com

Ewan McGregor has established himself as one of the most talented and versatile actors in the industry. With a career spanning over two decades, McGregor has delighted audiences with his captivating performances in a wide range of films. From musicals to sci-… more…

Highest Paid XFL Players in 2024
Zacjohnson.com

Have you ever wondered how much the highest-paid XFL players earn? Are their salaries comparable to those in the NFL? In 2024, the XFL has emerged as an enticing option for professional football players, offering lucrative compensation packages. But how do th… more…

Top Ranked Shocking Sports Murders List
Zacjohnson.com

Have you ever wondered about the dark secrets hidden behind the glitz and glamour of the sports world? From beloved athletes turned criminals to notorious murderers who preyed on the world of athletics, shocking sports murders have captured the attention of t… more…

World’s Wealthiest Nations: Best & Worst Ranked
Zacjohnson.com

Which countries are the wealthiest in the world? Is it the industrial powerhouses or the small, resource-rich nations? In this article, we dive deep into the global wealth rankings to reveal the top 10 richest countries and challenge common beliefs about weal… more…

World’s Richest Individuals: Best to Worst Ranked
Zacjohnson.com

Have you ever wondered who the top richest people in the world are? Is Elon Musk still holding the crown? And who else has made it to the list of the richest individuals? Prepare to be amazed as we reveal the latest ranking of the world’s wealthiest individua… more…

States target health insurers’ ‘prior authorization’ red tape
Boston Herald

Critics say prior authorization can interfere with treatment, cause medical provider burnout, and increase administrative costs. more…

Governments can erase your medical debt for pennies on the dollar — and some are
Boston Herald

Cities are using public money to purchase and forgive millions of dollars of their residents’ medical debt. more…

Inside the plan to diagnose Alzheimer’s in people with no memory problems — and who stands to benefit
Boston Herald

Those with normal cognition who test positive for elevated levels of certain proteins tied to Alzheimer's would be diagnosed as having Stage 1. more…

Cancer care inequalities rage across the EU, say Swedish researchers
EURACTIV

Vast cancer care inequalities along patient pathways are highlighted in a new report from the Swedish Institute for Health Economics (IHE). Recent IHE research also shows divergence not only across the European Union, but within each country. more…

Seniors See Spike in Costs for Medicare Insurance Supplements
Newsweek

Seniors are feeling a hard financial hit as prices for Medicare insurance supplements climbed in January. more…

Gen Z Woman Decides To Freeze Her Eggs To Focus on Career Instead
Newsweek

Shania Bhopa, 25, told Newsweek: "I feel empowered to be strategic about my life." more…

After I Beat Breast Cancer, No One Wanted to Hire Me
Newsweek

Executives would stiffen. Many would not make eye contact with me. Recruiters stopped returning my calls. more…

No One Took My Chest and Shoulder Pain Seriously. But I Was Dying
Newsweek

It was important to say out loud that my plan was to survive. more…

This millennial credit card executive had an epiphany about dating—now he has a romance app marrying credit scores with love
Fortune

Luke Bailey was hosting a party when he hit upon using credit scores as a social icebreaker. more…

Canada’s Genetic Non-Discrimination Act has only had a limited impact on the use of genetic information by life insurers
The Conversation Africa

Canada needs additional regulation, developed through public consultations, stakeholder collaborations and community partnerships, to help regulate genetic testing and prevent genetic discrimination. more…

How Does The NDIS Fund Meal Preparation And Deliveries
Sarahwilson.com.au

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Australia is a groundbreaking initiative aimed at providing support and services to people with disabilities. Among the various supports covered by the NDIS, meal preparation and delivery services play a cruc… more…

3 middle class families across America share what they earn, spend, and save
Fast Company

When it comes to money, identity, emotion, circumstance, and even location can play just as big of a role as dollar amounts. For many years most Americans identifed as middle class even if they fell above or below the official middle income range. Middle clas… more…

How Babylist spun its free online baby registry into $400 million a year in revenue
Fast Company

Expecting parents are a retailer and marketer’s dream. There are few periods of time where customers might deviate from their ingrained habits and purchasing behaviors and try something new. One of those times is when they have a child. In 2012 journalist Cha… more…

Smart Money Podcast: Saving for Retirement When You’re Self-Employed: SEP IRAs, SIMPLE IRAs and Other Plans
NerdWallet

Learn retirement savings strategies tailored for self-employed individuals to secure a financially stable future. more…

Thriving In Every Arena: 15 Strategies For Living A More Balanced Life In 2024
Bitrebels.com

As we enter 2024, finding balance in our complex lives is a big goal for many of us. Harmony in work, health, finances, and leisure can feel like a myth that’s always just out of reach. In reality, achieving this balance requires thoughtfully improving many c… more…

Protecting pedophiles included in Dem-supported plan in Congress
Wnd.com

A lot of leftist moves have been made by Congress in recent years. A law that allows spying on Americans. Another that feds have used to target and jail pro-life protesters. A mandate to buy a consumer product, health insurance, dictated by bureaucrats. Then … more…

How to Give Away Money Better (Instead of Tithing)
Whitecoatinvestor.com

Tithing 10% of your income is a good goal, but there might actually be even better ways to give to charity. The post How to Give Away Money Better (Instead of Tithing) appeared first on The White Coat Investor - Investing & Personal Finance for Doctors. more…

FIRE-side chat: why escape from work you enjoy?
Monevator.com

A long-time reader with a roundabout career fuelled by a love of chemistry tells us his family's story... The post FIRE-side chat: why escape from work you enjoy? appeared first on Monevator. more…