Fred Mogul has been covering healthcare and medicine for WNYC since 2002.
His beat has him talking to patients, healthcare providers, researchers and officials in hospitals, clinics, health agencies and labs across the region. Through a fellowship with NPR and Kaiser Health News, his stories frequently run nation-wide. His work has also appeared in The New York Times, Time magazine, the Philadelphia Inquirer and many other outlets.
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:
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
She's a Trump supporter, and she hasn't been fretting about 'repeal and replace.' But with a unique-to-New-York Obamacare plan that's essentially free, should she be?
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Are eight state senators' recently disclosed stipends a problem? Maybe, maybe not. Gov. Cuomo prefers to discuss a familiar ethical conflict he's been trying to change for years.
Thursday, May 04, 2017
The narrowly approved GOP bill faces hurdles in the Senate, but if something like it becomes federal law, the impact on rich and poor locally would be massive.
Tuesday, May 02, 2017
Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña came to the Capitol to make the case for continuing mayoral control.
Tuesday, May 02, 2017
An annual celebration of labor rights is also a call to arms against updating the state constitution.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
The heavily-trafficked six-lane bridge on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway is being retired and replaced by TWO six-laners — one this week and another by 2020.
Tuesday, April 04, 2017
Partisan gridlock in Albany is holding up an already delayed New York State budget for this fiscal year.
Monday, April 03, 2017
The State has passed an emergency extender until the end of May.
Monday, April 03, 2017
Just like the initial deadline, Cuomo's 48-hour "grace period" came and went without a budget resolution. So last year's budget remains in force.
Sunday, April 02, 2017
There had been talk that passing the budget on the first day of the new fiscal year would count as 'more or less on-time,' but April 1st came and went without any budget bills.
Saturday, April 01, 2017
After six straight years of more-or-less on-time budgets, Governor Cuomo couldn't close the deal.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Governor Cuomo, the Senate and Assembly have been going back and forth on "Raise the Age" for weeks, but now it's crunch time for the budget, and this issue is a top priority.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Cuomo says in closed-door budget negotiations that the big sticking points have largely been solved. GOP leaders say substantive differences persist.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
The amendment is meant to win the support of upstate Republicans, but it's being greeted with howls of opposition across the state — and a snide reference to the 'Medicaid fairy.'
Monday, March 20, 2017
The governor in January said increasing campaign donation disclosures was at the top of his to-do list. If so, he's been pretty quiet about it since then.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
As the final phase of the annual budget maneuvers begin, Gov. Cuomo is focused on many moving parts that have little to do with money.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
One couple sped up their wedding plans because of concern over how a GOP health plan might affect them. The bride had bad experiences in getting health insurance before Obamacare.
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Four days after Sergio Reyes allegedly held up a bodega and died in a standoff with plain-clothes officers, his loved ones still struggle to explain how it happened.
Monday, February 20, 2017
The split is one of several in which Senate Democrats accuse the breakaway Independent Democratic Conference of stalling progress.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Dismantling the Affordable Care Act affects everyone, not just those with 'Obamacare' plans. One couple with pre-existing conditions isn't taking any chances.