Kathryn Tam

Kathryn Tam appears in the following:

These Lanes Were Made for Biking

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

But a lot of cabs, trucks and inanimate objects seem at home in them. Our Bike Blocker project is mapping all the obstructions to the city's bike lanes, and we want your help.  

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New York Congressman Moves to Outlaw Police Choke Holds

Monday, April 27, 2015

The bill from New York Congressman Hakeem Jeffries would make police chokeholds a federal civil rights violation. 


He Swam in the Gowanus and Lived to Tell About It

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Environmental advocate Christopher Swain tells WNYC swimming in the "toxic soup" that is the Gowanus leaves a "grainy feeling in your mouth" like "after you have a bad green smoothy."

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Some NYC Parents Question State Testing's Motives

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

On the eve of the state math test, some parents of New York City public school students are choosing once again to opt out.
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Federal Lawmakers, First Responders Push to Make 9/11 Zadroga Act Permanent

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Senators and house members say extending the Zadroga Act indefinitely is a moral obligation to 9/11 first responders and survivors


NYC City Council Presses for More School Crossing Guards

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

With the city budget under review, local leaders are calling for more funding to hire school crossing guards and beef up protection at dangerous intersections. .
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Brooklyn DA uncovers 'Medicaid Mill' Offering Free Sneakers

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Nine doctors and 14 others were indicted for allegedly recruiting patients to go to corrupt foot-care clinics throughout New York City.

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NY AG Reaches Agreement with GNC on Herbal Supplement Safety

Monday, March 30, 2015

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says the company has agreed to new labeling standards for its herbal supplements.

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How Much Does Cancer Cost Us?

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Before we started our Living Cancer series, we went on NPR's Facebook page to ask people about their experiences in paying for cancer treatment. Over a hundred people from across the country responded.

We talked with some people by phone to learn about their stories.

Maureen Carrigg, who lives in ...


Newark Health Chief Tries to Allay Meningitis Fears

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Dr. Hanaa Hamdi spoke with parents at a school where a child recently died of suspected meningitis.


Talking About Cancer, Then and Now

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

In the past, doctors suggested that perhaps their patients should not be told they have cancer.