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WNYC News

Sandy Continues to Displace Patients, Presenting Both Challenges and Opportunities

Friday, November 16, 2012

With four local hospitals closed because of Sandy, thousands of patients are scrambling to find other medical centers to treat everything from broken bones to brain cancer. The changes are causing inconvenience to some, but could be a mixed blessing for the hospitals on the receiving end. 

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WNYC News

New Yorkers in Congress Prep to Bat for Cuomo's $30 Billion Ask

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

New York Congresswoman Nita Lowey says she'll work to convince House Republicans to accept Gov. Andrew Cuomo's request for $30 billion in additional aid for Sandy recovery.

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WNYC News

City Readies $500M Outlay for Schools and Hospitals Damaged by Sandy

Monday, November 12, 2012

New York City is poised to spend half a billion dollars to repair public schools and hospitals damaged by the storm known as Sandy, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Monday.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Open Phones: Sandy Recovery Volunteers

Monday, November 12, 2012

The phones are open for anyone who volunteered in the Sandy recovery this weekend. What did you do? What problems or successes did you see?

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WNYC News

NYU Chairman Says Hospital Shut Down by Sandy Was Configured 'To Code'

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Almost two weeks after Sandy, much of the Langone Medical Center at New York University remains closed, due to storm damage. Several buildings in the sprawling complex have already reopened, and several more are expected to in the next two weeks, but NYU doesn't know when Tisch Hospital—with its emergency room, intensive care units and labor and delivery ward—will once again receive patients.

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WNYC News

Filmmaker Ric Burns: New York Will Find a Way Out of Climate Disaster

Friday, November 09, 2012

Sandy has prompted wide-ranging conversations about how to better protect the city from more frequent and severe storms. Planners have spoken about levees and floodgates, marshlands, and other ways to keep the water from overtaking the region’s low-lying land.

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WNYC News

NYU Starts Seeing Some Patients, but Bulk of Hospital Remains Closed

Monday, November 05, 2012

New York University Langone Medical Center reopened many of its outpatient offices, and the 600 students in the medical school went back to classes – but it’s still not clear when the hospital will open its emergency room, surgical suites and labor and delivery ward.

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It's A Free Country ®

Opinion: Marathon Cancelled, but Damage to Bloomberg's Rep is Done

Friday, November 02, 2012

That it took until 5 p.m. Friday to cancel the marathon is an insult.

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