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#YesAllWomen
In response to the Santa Barbra shooting on May 23rd, there was a tag created on Twitter. In this tag, #YesAllWomen ,  women were able to express their fears and struggles with misogynistic encounters. Some of the posts included confessions like: "Because i...
In response to the Santa Barbra shooting on May 23rd, there was a tag created on Twitter. In this tag, #YesAllWomen, women were able to express their fears and struggles with misogynistic encounters. Some of the posts include...
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Maya Angelou (1928-2014), Legendary Poet, Author and Civil Rights Activist
Legendary poet, author and civil rights activist Maya Angelou, whose stunning 1969 autobiography, I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings told the gritty story of growing up black in the deep south, passed...
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Palestinian Woman Creates Flower Pots out of Tear Gas Canisters from the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
A Palestinian woman in the West Bank village of Bilin has found a peaceful use for the many tear gas canisters left over from the ongoing Isreali-Palestinian conflict---she uses the spent canisters...
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This is disgusting.
 

My friend, Zoë Keating, is a musician, wife and mother. Recently, her husband was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. He is Vegan, and has never smoked anything in his life.

Zoë writes:

On May 13 an MRI found 20 tumors in my husbands brain. On May 15 he could barely breathe and was in a lot of pain. A CT scan that day revealed he had a softball-sized tumor in his lung, tumors in his other lung, his liver and possibly his bones. On our way home from the imaging center our primary care doc called and told us to turn around and get to the hospital right away. My husband was admitted and they promptly removed more than a pint of fluid from his lungs, which helped him breathe better. We were there for 6 days while they performed a bronchoscopy, did more scans, gave him drugs to stop his brain from swelling and administered emergency chemo.

Zoë and Jeff submitted their claim to their health insurance provider, Anthem Blue Cross. Their claim was reviewed by an OB-GYN instead of an Oncologist for some reason, and that person decided to deny their claim:

"Coverage for the requested service is denied because the service does not meet the criteria for “medical necessity” under your description of benefits. To assist our Medical Director in making this decision, we have put a process in place to send all information about the service to a clinical reviewer with appropriate credentials. Based on their opinion, we have determined that covered for the requested service is denied. Our Medical Reviewer Layma Jarjour MD has determined we cannot approve your hospital stay for cancer. We do not have enough facts to show that it was medically necessary. "

Jeff was admitted to the hospital because he had cancerous tumors all over his fucking body, his lungs were filling with fluid, and if he was not admitted, he. Would. Die. For some reason, Medical Reviewer Layma Jarjour MD decided that this was not "medically necessary."

If putting someone into the hospital to save their life because their lungs are filling with fluid and that person will die if they are not treated immediately is not "medically necessary", what is?!

Zoë pointed out that "Anthem is owned by WellPoint. Did you know Wellpoint CEO Joseph Swedish earned almost $17 million during his first year on the job? Now you know how they can afford to pay him."

I hope that, by shining some light on this, Anthem Blue Cross will reverse its decision, and honor their claim. They are suffering enough right now, and don't need this crap.

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+Cory Raridon on my backpacking trip! So many seals!
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It's the Lost Coast Trail, it is in northern California. We should go on a trip together!
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Wonderful! Go to the link and watch the video!
 
The Incredible Analog Drawing Machine

This project is one of the happiest and most creative things I've ever shared on Doodlers Anonymous. What do you think?

http://www.doodlersanonymous.com/post/2046/the-incredible-analog-drawing-machine/

#doodling #doodles #fun
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The bloodstains I am referring to are:  in the car where he supposedly shot himself in the head...these pics are found online....there is no blood spatter on the seat or on the airbag etc.  Therefore when you realise that there is no blood...you have to wonder about the official story in general...as this is a big deal.
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PBS Explores an Abandoned Philadelphia Railroad Tunnel That Could Become a Public Park
In “The Abandoned Railway Below Philadelphia,” the second episode of Unusual Spaces, PBS interviews Paul VanMeter, a landscape gardener who attempted to transform an empty railroad space into a gar...
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SciShow Explains Why We Have Different Blood Types
For the latest round of “Quick Questions” by SciShow, Michael Aranda answers the user-submitted query "What Are Blood Types," taking on the roles that antigens and antibodies play in determining ou...
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On my backpacking trip on the Lost Coast Trail (North and South).
This is my professor and a lighthouse made in 1905.
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Na it's cool ;) It makes you focus more on the nature around it.
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Played Elder Scrolls Online Beta with +Jordan Raridon and +Darcie Janer (:
Even on low graphics it is pretty good.
#esobeta   #Ebonheart   
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