Friday, March 01, 2013
By Alec Hamilton : Assistant Producer, WNYC News
There is widespread and poorly regulated use of anti-psychotic medications by several New York City nursing homes, according to a new investigation by the Gotham Gazette.
Friday, February 22, 2013
By Fred Mogul : Reporter, WNYC News
As state panels prepare final recommendations for improving disaster preparedness, advocates and experts point to a series of failures in evacuating and housing some of society’s most vulnerable citizens.
Saturday, November 03, 2012
By Marianne McCune : Reporter, WNYC News
Teachers were back in school Friday, preparing for Monday’s reopening. But eight public schools are still doing double duty as shelters for those displaced by flooding from Sandy. At Brooklyn Tech, the borough's most sought after public high school, students will share their building with the elderly and people with mental and physical disabilities. Some are apprehensive.