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Amanda Aronczyk, WNYC  |  February 6, 2015 2:38 PM | Comments
One in two men and one in three women will have a single diagnosis in common: cancer. For years, this was a shameful secret. Now, a huge number of us are “living cancer.”VIDEO
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November 20, 2014 12:24 PM | Comments

New York City Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg on eliminating traffic fatalities, lingering psychological effects of Superstorm Sandy, Councilmember Daniel Dromm on the upcoming roll out of municipal IDs and filmmaker Julie Cohen’s documentary The Sturgeon Queens.

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November 17, 2014 10:18 AM | Comments

New York City Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg on eliminating traffic fatalities, lingering psychological effects of Superstorm Sandy, Councilmember Daniel Dromm on the upcoming roll out of municipal IDs and filmmaker Julie Cohen’s documentary The Sturgeon Queens.

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William Brangham, NewsHour Weekend  |  November 13, 2014 12:18 PM | Comments

Youth soccer has become one of the leading causes of concussions for kids in America, sending an estimated 10,000 kids to the E.R. every year.

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October 2, 2013 3:16 PM | Comments
New York NOW's Matt Ryan takes a look at one of the constitutional amendments on the November ballot, a land swap in Essex County.VIDEO
Rafael Pi Roman MetroFocus Show
December 19, 2012 6:10 PM | Comments
An in-depth look at what happened when the power went out at New York hospitals, interviews with former Mayor Ed Koch and former Governor Christine Todd Whitman, and more.VIDEO
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December 19, 2012 6:00 PM | Comments
Pulitzer Prize-winner Dr. Sheri Finks writes for The New York Times and ProPublica, raising questions about care for vulnerable populations in hospitals and nursing homes.VIDEO
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Rick Karr for MetroFocus  |  December 19, 2012 6:00 PM | Comments
What happened when the power went out at New York City hospitals? Reporter Rick Karr visits Coney Island Hospital, where almost two months after the storm, services are limited.VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  December 19, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
Hospitals emergency plans don't regulate generator and circuitry placement, and moving some patients is seen as life-threatening itself. VIDEO
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Need to Know, a MetroFocus partner at THIRTEEN/PBS  |  December 17, 2012 12:25 PM | Comments
The Deputy Mayor of Health and Human Services talks about how changing behavior may help lift young people out of poverty.VIDEO
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