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Fracking wells in the US are leaking loads of planet-warming methane

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2241347-fracking-wells-in-the-us-are-leaking-loads-of-planet-warming-methane/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=homeSatellites have revealed the fracking heartland of the US is leaking methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, at a record-breaking rate. Original Title: Fracking wells in the US are leaking loads of planet-warming methane Full Text […]

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‘We need to look at everything I did, everything Health Secretaries prior to me did’ – Jeremy Hunt on ventilators and ICU beds

https://www.channel4.com/news/we-need-to-look-at-everything-i-did-everything-health-secretaries-prior-to-me-did-jeremy-hunt-on-ventilators-and-icu-bedsJeremy Hunt, chair of the Health Select Committee told Channel 4 News about what he made of evidence before the committee – that we could expect as many as 40,000 deaths in the UK.

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In Fine Print, HHS Seems To Have Banned Surprise Medical Bills During The Pandemic

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/04/17/837749925/in-fine-print-hhs-seems-to-have-banned-surprise-medical-bills-during-the-pandemi?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=healthGuidance regarding the CARES Act says health care providers who take emergency funds aren’t allowed to “balance bill” coronavirus patients ― and every patient is a possible COVID-19 patient. (Image credit: Stan Grossfeld/Boston Globe via […]