Health Care

Opioids and heroin needles
Lawmakers support New York's approach to the drug crisis.
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Doctor
Visits to primary care providers are down. What would New York policymakers do to revitalize primary health care?
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The 30th Street Men's Shelter in the former Bellevue Hospital building
"Thats crazy," Speaker Johnson says after introducing new water tank laws.
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Latrice Walker
The borough has some of the worst hospitals in the nation.
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Alain Kaloyeros, right, leaves federal court in New York.
Health Department recommends legalizing marijuana the day after Kaloyeros is convicted.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo at a rally following President Donald Trump's decision Monday night to nominate Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.
The state’s 1970 abortion law is outdated, liberal critics say.
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Brooklyn VA employees hold a rally in October, 2017 to demand the Department of Veterans Affairs fills all staffing vacancies.
Donovan introduces legislation amid privatization fears.
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NYC Health + Hospitals Metropolitan
Rust, muck and pigeons cited at facilities that house the city’s most vulnerable.
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Girl smoking week closeup
State lawmakers tout the potential health benefits of opening marijuana up to everyone.
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Healthy NY summit
Hospital costs, drug prices and societal norms are among the causes, experts say.
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