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Fred Mogul

Reporter, WNYC News

Fred Mogul appears in the following:

Montefiore Makes Bid For Westchester Hospitals

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

The Bronx's largest healthcare system is trying to expand north. Montefiore Medical Center has submitted a bid to a federal bankruptcy court for the Sound Shore Health System, which is currently being liquidated.

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SUNY to Receive University Hospital Overhaul Plan

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

WNYC

SUNY trustees are expected to consider a new overhaul plan Thursday to downsize University Hospital in central Brooklyn and merge it with other facilities.

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Finally Open Again After Sandy, Manhattan VA Looks Ahead to Future Floods

Monday, May 20, 2013

The last of New York City’s hospitals devastated by Sandy has fully reopened after six months of repairs.

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Nearly 7 Months After Sandy, Manhattan VA Fully Restores Service

Monday, May 13, 2013

The Manhattan VA is re-opening this week as a full-service hospital with a fully operational ER and the ability to house patients overnight almost seven months after the facility suffered extensive damage during Sandy.

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Wire-Wearing Former Pol Gets Sentenced to 1 Year And 1 Day

Thursday, May 09, 2013

A 74-year-old former New York State lawmaker — who secretly recorded other politicians in a bid for leniency — was sentenced to one year and one day in prison for embezzling money from a nonprofit.

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Christie Gets Bariatric Surgery to Slim Down, But Many Candidates Lack Access to Procedure

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has undergone lap-band surgery in a bid to lose weight. The various procedures — known collectively as bariatric surgery — have a mixed record, but they've grown more popular as the nation grapples with increasing obesity rates. Even so, these operations are not an option for many of the country’s most obese.

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Direct-to-Consumer Viagra: Pharma Sale Strategy of the Future?

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

One of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies is trying something new. Starting this week, New York-based Pfizer will sell Viagra directly to consumers, so they don’t need to get it from a pharmacy.

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Does Medical Marijuana Work? The Experts Are Divided

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

The phrase “medical marijuana” has a nice clinical ring to it, but doctors and researchers are divided on the data: some are confident that smoking pot can help a wide range of pains and other symptoms. Others remain skeptical.

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Demonstrators Ring in May with Calls for Workers Rights, Immigration Reform

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Thousands of people gathered Wednesday in Union Square and marched downtown for the annual May Day rally. 

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High School Athletes Open to 'Out' Teammates

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

WNYC

Teammates from the Norman Thomas High School baseball team reacted to news of the NBA's first openly gay athlete. "I believe a team is a family," said one player. "To each his own."

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Support for NBA's First Openly Gay Player

Monday, April 29, 2013

Jason Collins, a 12-year NBA veteran, published an essay in Sports Illustrated, explaining his identity, his reasons for keeping his sexual orientation secret and for coming out.

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Internet Sales Tax Could Boost State Coffers

Monday, April 29, 2013

After years of on-again-off-again debate, Congress is close to passing a bill that would require online retailers to collect sales tax. The move would end the advantage the virtual marketplace has over local bricks-and-mortar stores

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'Hacktivists' Work on Software for Sandy Recovery and Future Disasters

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Six months after Sandy struck much of the eastern Seaboard, a group of ‘hactktivists” are working out ways digital technology can improve the response to future disasters.

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Transit, Park Woes Continue in the Rockaways, Six Months After Sandy

Sunday, April 28, 2013

A lovely spring weekend warmed up the Rockaways, but residents acknowledged the six-month anniversary of Sandy's devastation with a list of ongoing challenges, large and small.

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SUNY Won't Close Brooklyn Hospital - For Now

Friday, April 26, 2013

SUNY is withdrawing its plan to close Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn – at least for the time being.

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After Losing Hospital, Rockways Get Medical Center

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

The city is selling a dilapidated courthouse in the Rockaways to a private developer and a group of physicians who pledge to transform it into a new healthcare facility. Officials say the new clinic will help the community, following the closure Peninsula Hospital last year

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City Proposes Raising Age for Cigarette Purchases to 21

Monday, April 22, 2013

No one under 21 would be able to buy cigarettes in New York City, under a new proposal announced Monday that marks the latest in a decade of moves to crack down on smoking in the nation's largest city.

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Boston Manhunt Updates

Friday, April 19, 2013

Boston is on lock-down this morning as police continue to hunt for the 2nd suspect in the Boston marathon bombings. Overnight, the two suspects killed an MIT police officer, injured a transit officer in a firefight and threw explosive devices at police during their getaway attempt. One suspect was killed, the surviving Boston bombing suspect has been identified as Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, 19, of Cambridge, Mass.

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Brooklyn Judge Again Stymies SUNY Closure of LICH

Monday, April 01, 2013

A New York State district court judge has issued a second temporary restraining order halting the closure of Long Island College Hospital.

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Can Private Capital Help Heal What Ails NY's Struggling Hospitals?

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

WNYC

With aging buildings, uninsured patients and cuts from the government, many hospitals across New York State are facing financial problems. There has been talk in Albany that allowing private investment could help improve their prospects, but a proposal by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to do that has run into snags.

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