Health Care

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces an emergency executive action to ban the sale of flavored electronic cigarettes in New York.
It doesn’t ban menthols or regulate the black market.
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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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Jon Stewart hugs 9/11 first responder John Feal while U.S. Sens. Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand look on, after the Senate's passage of the 9/11 Compensation Fund.
Funding for those affected by the deadly attacks will be extended through 2092.
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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.
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A gloomy hospital.
By some measures, the Empire State has the worst health care in the nation.
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Georgia women might be prosecuted for getting an abortion out of state.
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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.
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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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