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Danny Lewis

Danny Lewis appears in the following:

Disability Access Lagging at Polling Places

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Inadequate signage and locked doors on access ramps make it difficult for disabled people to vote.

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Side Effects and Stigma Keep Minorities from HIV Treatment

Monday, July 21, 2014

It's easy to get a prescription for HIV and AIDS medication in New York. But when you're scared of the treatment and what people might think, the hard part is asking for one.

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Comptroller Finds Homeless Services Agency Mishandled Sandy Money

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Scott Stringer said the lack of record keeping makes it look like crucial monitoring didn't happen at all.

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Lawsuit Blames NY's Medicaid Overhaul for Home Care Cuts

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

A class-action lawsuit filed against New York State says the 2011 Medicaid overhaul left the disabled and chronically ill without help at home.

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Stringer Says Tracking Lawsuits Could Save NYC Millions

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

WNYC

New York City's fiscal watchdog says making records of civil claims publicly available will save taxpayers money.

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New York State Has Second-Lowest Painkiller Prescription Rate in the Country

Thursday, July 03, 2014

WNYC

But there may be unintended consequences— like more heroin use.

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Heads Up! Former U.S. Soccer Player Says Headers Are Bad for Kids

Thursday, July 03, 2014

WNYC

The U.S. may be out of the World Cup, but a former soccer pro is calling attention to concussion risks for kids.

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Court Won't Reinstate City's Big Soda Restriction

Thursday, June 26, 2014

The state's Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that the city's health department overstepped its bounds when it restricted the size of sodas.

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Rates Could Yo-Yo as Insurance Exchange Heads into 2015

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

New Yorkers who bought insurance from the state health exchange could see big price hikes next year.

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Medical Community Calls for More Hepatitis Awareness

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

WNYC

Experts are voicing support for a bill that would require New York City to issue an annual report on its efforts to stop the spread of hepatitis B and C, the leading causes of liver cancer.

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Health Exchange Shoppers Love NY's Newcomers, Nonprofits and Silver

Monday, June 23, 2014

These are some of the findings in the latest report about who's enrolled in the state exchange and how it's working.

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Healthcare Workers Picket for Better Benefits

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

WNYC

1199 SEIU healthcare workers want to see their free health benefits continue under any new contract.

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Praise for Produce in Poor Neighborhoods

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Green carts are all over New York City's food deserts, and a new study shows that the 6-year-old program has vendors making profits and customers coming back.

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Local V.A.'s Score High, Mostly

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

A new report says VA hospitals in the New York City area have better-than-average wait times, but some need "further review."

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No Mayoral Endorsement for Uptown/Bronx district

Monday, June 09, 2014

As the Democratic Primary between Charles Rangel and Adriano Espaillat heats up, the mayor ducks out.

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When Bingo Is More Than a Game

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Mary Barron grapples with dementia, but Bingo helps her get through the day.

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Not-So-Flushable Baby Wipes

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Officials say the wipes are clogging up sewer systems, and that it ultimately costs water customers extra.

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When Jean Met Sonia

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

With three kids and a full-time job, Jean's life was already full when she was diagnosed with cancer. Then she met Sonia.

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Measles Cases Reach 20-Year High

Thursday, May 29, 2014

The majority are in Ohio but New York City's 26 cases are high on the CDC's list.

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Horseless Carriage vs. Electric Car

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Owners and animal-rights advocates are debating different ways to replace Central Park's horse-drawn carriages with tourist-friendly vehicles.

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