Collateral damage of the Fed’s interest rate hikes: People who put medical bills on credit cards

Tiffany Yarina didn’t max out her credit card from a home renovation or luxury purchase. It was from cancer.

In 2005, Yarina started losing a lot of weight and watched her tonsils swell. Her doctors eventually diagnosed her with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. She needed chemotherapy and a tonsillectomy — but she had no health insurance.

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