James Ramsay is a Digital Producer and the copywriter behind WNYC's Morning Brief newsletter. He's written trivia games for NPR's Ask Me Another and hosted a college radio program called Morning Breath.
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Tuesday, March 06, 2018
The Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation found diabetes to be the most expensive condition in terms of total dollars spent nationwide. Take our quiz to learn why.
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
With the numbers of type 2 cases skyrocketing, and a growing number of adults being diagnosed as type 1, even doctors are having a hard time keeping track of what’s what.
Monday, March 05, 2018
From group classes to personalized care, the future of diabetes treatment shows that our country's fastest-growing chronic disease doesn't have a one size fits all solution.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
The advocacy group Riders Alliance has started a contest called Worst Commute of the Week, and the winner gets a candy MetroCard. Here's what earned the inaugural winner the top prize.
Monday, February 12, 2018
With Mayor de Blasio now at odds with some progressives over the issue of subway fare evasion, we're revisiting an age old question: Should you offer to swipe in a stranger?
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
The city's Department of Transportation says about 12 percent of people who work in Manhattan take a car or a carpool. Why make that choice, and would congestion pricing change that?
Friday, January 05, 2018
Gym. Tan. Laundry. Toke? After starring in 'Jersey Shore,' the town of Seaside Heights is trying to change its image, so it's saying "no" to pot dispensaries if they're legalized.
Thursday, January 04, 2018
On cold, stormy days, there's nothing better to do than curl up with Netflix, takeout and some bourbon. Right? Wrong! Here are four tips for a healthier snow day.
Friday, December 22, 2017
Movies and albums are fun to rank. But what about celebrity apologies, scientific journal retractions and pot strains?
Thursday, December 14, 2017
The site of the club from Saturday Night Fever has long been a Chinese restaurant in Bay Ridge. But to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the film, they turned it back into a club.
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Cosmetic novelties do nothing to make the subway run safely and on time. But let's face it: the Nostalgia Train is kind of cool. And it's running every Sunday through Christmas Eve.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
The person on the subway with a giant suitcase is never anyone's favorite passenger. But is there a way to do it properly?
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Tis' the season for giving. Here's a tidy roundup of places in New York City gladly willing to accept your donation and even serve you a free meal.
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Do you know how to take your cause from Facebook to a face-to-face meeting?
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
A new survey, launched by the Mayoral Advisory Commission on City Art, Monuments, and Markers, asks New Yorkers for their input about representation in public art and monuments.
Friday, October 13, 2017
New York City's last general election saw a record low turnout, with 24 percent of registered voters showing up at the polls. If 17-year-olds could vote, would that number spike?
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Only about 14 percent of registered Democrats voted in the New York City primary this year. We asked a few people who were written in what they think about the low turnout.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Friday is the deadline to register to vote in both the November election and next June's New York primary. We met some brand new voters at their naturalization ceremony last week.
Thursday, September 28, 2017
WNYC's Brian Lehrer received six write-in votes, soundly defeating Democracy Now! co-host Amy Goodman, who got one vote.
Friday, September 01, 2017
The good news: Amtrak completed its Penn Station track repairs. The not-so-good news: Beloved alternatives like the ferry go back to normal price, and subway repairs are still uncertain.