‘Jaw-Dropping’ Fraud Reported as Jobless Claims Reach 38.6 Million

Here’s what you need to know: ImageVolunteers with the Los Angeles Unified School District provided meals to families in their community at a drive-by grab-and-go on Monday.Credit…Ryan Young for The New York Times A fraud network siphoned hundreds of millions of dollars in unemployment funds. A sophisticated fraud network targeting Washington State’s unemployment system claimed…

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Still not enough women and older adults in cholesterol drug trials, study finds

Although heart disease is the leading cause of death in women, and older adults are more likely to have heart and vascular disease than young people, randomized clinical trials testing medications to lower cholesterol have historically underenrolled both groups. Randomized clinical trials generate the best evidence regarding the benefits or harms of given drug, and…

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