Health Care

New York City firefighters and journalists stand near the area known as Ground Zero after the collapse of the Twin Towers.
It’s not too late to apply for compensation for health care costs.
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Pedestrians walking through Ground Zero after the collapse of the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001.
First responders aren’t the only ones still reeling from the deadly attacks.
Opinion
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A photo of James Zadroga and his daughter on display at a Ground Zero memorial in New York.
The struggle to get government to acknowledge the health effects of 9/11.
Opinion
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Jon Stewart advocates for 9/11 first responders on Capitol Hill, June 10.
Jon Stewart’s viral speech pretty much guaranteed an early-August vote.
Policy
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A gloomy hospital.
By some measures, the Empire State has the worst health care in the nation.
Policy
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Sonogram
Georgia women might be prosecuted for getting an abortion out of state.
Policy
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A patient receives a vaccination.
Hot-button issues span vaccines, single-payer health care and the Medical Aid in Dying Act.
Policy
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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.
Policy
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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.
Policy
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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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