Health Care

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.
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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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A young woman smokes marijuana.
Without data, scientists aren’t sure whether to give marijuana the green light.
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A busy New York City doctor's office.
The two lawmakers have yet to convince Gov. Andrew Cuomo, though
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ew York Assemblyman Richard Gottfried.
The Manhattan Democrat has been pushing a bill over a quarter century.
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Nursing home care.
Medicare doesn’t cover long-term care for the elderly and disabled. The state should.
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A child with a rash caused by the measles virus.
New York should protect children with compromised immune systems.
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