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Fred Mogul

Reporter, WNYC News

Fred Mogul has been covering healthcare and medicine for WNYC since 2002. 

His beat takes him to hospitals, community clinics, doctors offices, health agencies, and research labs across the metropolitan area. His work has appeared on NPR and in The New York Times, Time magazine and the Philadelphia Inquirer, among others.

His first work in radio was at WFCR in western Massachusetts during college, and he then worked as a staff reporter and free-lance writer for newspapers, magazines, and wire services. He also produced historical, public affairs and health documentaries and shows for public and cable television, before circling back to public radio at WHYY and WRTI in Philadelphia. Raised in Westchester County, he has also lived in Israel, Hong Kong, Washington, D.C., Kansas and Nebraska. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, daughter and dog.

Fred Mogul appears in the following:

Supreme Court's ACA Ruling: 200,000 NJ Patients Cheer, Republicans Jeer

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The Supreme Court's ruling in favor of health care subsidies on the federal marketplace preserves the cost of insurance for nearly 200,000 New Jersey residents.

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Farewell, Obamacare Subsidies? NJ Awaits Ruling. NY Doesn't.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

If the Supreme Court rejects federal insurance exchange subsidies, Gov. Christie's contingency plan is for Washington to fix the Affordable Care Act. Others want Trenton to take control.

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Local Church Mourns Charleston Massacre

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Many in New York have connections to those gunned down in Charleston. On Sunday, they came together to mourn the victims' deaths and celebrate their lives.

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Biking and Breathing

Friday, June 12, 2015

WNYC and Columbia University want YOU to help study the air you breathe while cycling the city.

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Can One Challenged City Agency Provide Healthcare for Another?

Thursday, June 11, 2015

The city's Health and Hospital Corporation is poised to take over healthcare needs for Rikers inmates.

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What's in the Air as You Cycle City Streets?

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Fine particles of black carbon are linked to a wide array of heart, respiratory and other health problems. WNYC and Columbia want to know how those air particles affect bike commuters.

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If City 'Insources' Rikers Healthcare, Improvements Could Take Time

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

A former Department of Correction commissioner says changing how the city treats inmates will require more than getting rid of the current contractor.

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Adios, Private Insurers? Assembly Votes for Single Payer

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

A similar bill passed in 1992 and went nowhere. This one also lacks senate support. Is it a 'step in the right direction' for liberals — or just a dead end?

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Glassy Towers to Rise above Brooklyn Brownstones

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The developer that won the right to purchase the state-owned Long Island College Hospital property in Cobble Hill unveils proposals for new skyscrapers.

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Faith — Religious and Otherwise — Keeps Some Garden State Kids Unvaccinated

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

New Jersey releases immunization data for all schools. Most kids have most of their shots, but there are pockets where they don't — and where Trenton simply doesn't know.

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A Multi-Billion-Dollar Pot of Gold to Reshape NY Health Care

Thursday, May 07, 2015

New York's awkwardly named Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program has hospitals, clinics, and various medical and social service providers lining up for cash.

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Cuomo Unveils HIV-AIDS 'Blueprint'

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Advocates and experts say if the state heeds dozens of recommendations, new HIV infections will slow to a trickle, effectively reversing the AIDS epidemic in New York.

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Local Armenian-Americans Reflect on Anniversary of Genocide

Friday, April 24, 2015

A church in Bayside, Queens was founded by survivors of the 1915 massacres in Turkey. This week, their descendants reflect on Armenian tragedies and triumphs.

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Mandatory Meningitis Vaccination Could Come to New York

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

New Jersey, Indiana, Louisiana and a handful of states already require it for middle and high school. A pair of New York legislators want New York to join the list.

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Cuomo's HIV Panel Getting Restless for an Action Plan

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Advocates and experts recruited by the governor offered dozens of ways New York could help stop the HIV-AIDS epidemic. Four months later, they're still waiting for specific plans.

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Report: Assembly Speaker Profited from Mother's Embezzlement

Monday, April 20, 2015

In a plea deal, Carl Heastie's mother was to sell family property to repay the non-profit workplace, where she stole money. She died soon after, and he ignored judge's order.

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Stringer: City Shelters Harming Animals

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Although some long-term management problems have been fixed, the City Comptroller finds municipal shelters still rife with poor record-keeping — and ripe with odors.

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Medical Students Jump In To Help The Uninsured

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Nearly 1 million New York City residents are still uninsured. Rather than go to emergency rooms or city hospitals, some get free care from students in medical school.

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Public School Parents Largely True Believers in Vaccination

Monday, April 06, 2015

In New York State, you must make a religious declaration to exempt your child from legally-required vaccines. In the city, WNYC found relatively few public school parents seek waivers.

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Where New York City Kids Are Not Getting Vaccinated

Friday, April 03, 2015

WNYC is the first to obtain access to vaccination rates in the largest public school system in the U.S. And now, you can look them up.

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