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WNYC News

Report: Latino Kids in New York City Have it the Hardest

Thursday, April 23, 2015

New statistics show Latino children in the city, more than any other group, are living in serious poverty and failing to graduate high school.

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WNYC News

NYC's First Lady Announces a New Approach to Mental Health

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

WNYC
The first step is to diagnose the problem, says First Lady Chirlane McCray.

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The Takeaway

Whistleblower Sheds Light on VA Neglect

Friday, May 16, 2014

A doctor who tried came forward about service delays for patients at risk of committing suicide at a VA facility in St. Louis was sanctioned by his employer, demoted, investigated, and told he was creating a hostile work environment.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Forged by Trauma

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Mark Epstein, a psychiatrist in private practice in New York City and the author of The Trauma of Everyday Life (Penguin Press, 2013), talks about the prevalence of trauma, from crises to loneliness, and its central role in human development. 

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Schoolbook

New Congressional Nominee Favors Subsidizing Private Schools

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries, hot off primary night where he won the Democratic nomination for Congress, set off a controversy when he came out in favor of support for private and religious schools -- but not for vouchers.

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Radio Rookies

Timmy

Thursday, April 18, 2002

Jonathan looks at the challenges of being an older brother to someone with Down Syndrome, and just being an older brother in general

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