Health Care

A patient receives a vaccination.
Hot-button issues span vaccines, single-payer health care and the Medical Aid in Dying Act.
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Is there enough time to legalize recreational marijuana?
Some advocates say the support is there, but time may be running out.
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A child in a wheelchair.
Critics say a state agency that investigates abuse and neglect in facilities serving people with special needs is unfair to the accused.
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Members of the Hasidic community in Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood.
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities are becoming less deferential to their religious leadership.
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Rounding up the week’s political news.
News & Politics
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Assembly Health Committee Chairman Richard Gottfried speaking during the "Making Health Coverage Available and Affordable to All New Yorkers" panel at City & State's Healthy NY Summit, Wednesday morning.
But the hot-button health care issue is only heating up.
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The debate over vaccination policy has always been contentious.
New York City declared a public health emergency over a measles outbreak. This is why some children aren’t immunized.
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The drinking water supply for offices of the New York City Department of Sanitation doesn’t even have a roof – just a tattered tarp.
The City Council is poised to vote on bills addressing contamination, lax oversight.
Policy
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Karen Franz, Cathleen Collins and state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi.
Five noteworthy women working in health care.
Influential List Gallery
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Mark Levine, New York City Council Health Committee chairman.
The New York City Council Health Committee chairman offers his diagnosis.
Personality
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