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Federal authorities charge 48 people in Feeding Our Future investigation—allegedly ‘largest pandemic fraud in the United States.’

Following a sprawling eight-month investigation, federal authorities on Tuesday announced a wave of criminal charges related to the alleged embezzlement of more than $250 million from federal nutrition programs. The indictments, many connected to a nonprofit called Feeding Our Future, have implicated prominent local leaders in politics, housing, business, and education.

Praying for better heart health? It may help. New Mayo Clinic study shows better health outcomes for religiously active Black Minnesotans.

A pair of recent Mayo Clinic studies, led by Dr. LaPrincess Brewer, show that religious or spiritual Black people tend to have stronger indicators of heart health than less religious Black people. Her research, conducted at Black churches in Minnesota, also indicates that congregants appear eager to use apps and digital interventions that encourage exercise and heart-healthy diets.