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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, son and dog.

Fred Mogul appears in the following:

Grumbles vs. Praise: Grading the City's Response to Legionnaires Outbreak

Friday, August 14, 2015

What'd they know, when'd they know it, and should they have told us sooner?

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Outbreak Pushes Water Treatment Crews Into Overdrive

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

An emergency order to clean and decontaminate all cooling towers in response to Legionnaires' in New York City has building owners and their service providers scrambling.

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State, Federal Investigators Help NYC Battle Legionnaires Outbreak

Friday, August 07, 2015

Teams from the New York State Department of Health and the federal Centers for Disease Control will begin testing cooling towers in the Bronx this weekend.

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Giving Legal Teeth to the Fight Against Legionnaires' Disease

Thursday, August 06, 2015

Regulators already monitor elevators, sprinkler systems and fire escapes. Engineers — and now politicians — say cooling systems should be added to the list.

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Do City Dogs Dream of Chasing Country Sheep?

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Summer is a great time to try something new, and not just for people. In this installment of our "First Timers" series, 6-year-old Lily gives sheepherding a shot.

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Courtesy, Professionalism, Respect: A Year of Debating the Meaning of 'Public Safety'

Friday, July 17, 2015

Under "broken windows" policing of petty crimes, many minorities feel targeted and vulnerable. Others say police have a difficult job and are largely sensitive to community needs.

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Disabled Community 'Walks, Rides and Rolls' Down Broadway to Celebrate ADA

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Twenty-five years after Congress passed the landmark legislation, New Yorkers with a wide array of disabilities march with pride in midtown Manhattan.

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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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