Healthcare

Nydia Velázquez
Rep. Nydia Velázquez is banking on a bipartisan infrastructure bill – with funding for NYCHA.
Personality
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Marijuana legalization
Many liberal initiatives that couldn’t get through the state Senate would have a shot.
Policy
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Officials at City & State's Health and Wellness summit discussed issues including lead poisoning, legalized marijuana and Lyme disease.
From single-payer to marijuana, top senators on the health committee discuss their top priorities.
Policy
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primary care
Key New York City officials on the social determinants of health, community-based nonprofits and medical care in the Trump era.
Policy
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doctor shortage
The city's struggling public hospitals have a partnership with a controversial med school in the Caribbean.
Policy
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A medical marijuana cultivator sorts through the male and female plants.
The two markets would likely coexist, but with inconsistencies.
Policy
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CVS pharmacy
The approved deal is at the center of a debate over the role of corporations in providing health care.
Policy
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Laura Walker WNYC
‘There’s a lot of gray’ in the public radio station’s decision-making, CEO says.
News & Politics
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Opioids and heroin needles
Lawmakers support New York's approach to the drug crisis.
Policy
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Doctor
Visits to primary care providers are down. What would New York policymakers do to revitalize primary health care?
Policy
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