A bad deal: Why you don’t want (medical credit) cards in your hand
Headlines amplify evidence of rising health care prices and families struggling to pay their medical bills. The financial industry offers their own solution: the medical credit card. But watch out.
Electric vehicles are good. We can make them better.
Mail theft: How to protect yourself from theft of credit cards, personal information
Ringing in Our Fears 2023
Vape Waste: The environmental harms of disposable vapes
Vape Waste poses a growing environmental threat. According to CDC Foundation sales estimates, lining-up the disposable vapes sold in a year would stretch for 7,000 miles—long enough to span the continental U.S. twice. Because there is no standard legal way to recycle these products, many users just toss them.
Did your insurance deny your health care claim? How to appeal.
Whether you have Medicare or private insurance, learn how to challenge health insurance claim denials with this easy guide.
Electric Vehicles Save Money for Government Fleets
State and local governments around the country could save a total of nearly $11 billion in lifetime expenses by purchasing EVs as opposed to gasoline-powered vehicles for their light-duty fleets over the next 10 years.
Counterfeit and stolen goods: Tips to avoid buying them online or anywhere
INFORM Act expected to help consumers by reducing volume of items sold illegally
The Threat of “Forever Chemicals”
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, more commonly known as PFAS, are dangerous for public health. Because these “forever chemicals” are nearly indestructible, PFAS build up in the bodies of humans over time and persist in the environment. PFAS can cause kidney cancer, thyroid disruption, reduced responses to vaccination, and other health problems.