health care

Johnny Lopez
November 05, 2019 - 9:15 am
Krystle Evans thought her unborn twins were putting pressure on her ribs when she experienced extreme shortness of breath during the eighth month of her pregnancy. After twenty minutes, the pain subsided and everything appeared to be back to normal. But she knew something was up when it happened...
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FILE - In this June 20, 2019, file photo, the Capitol is seen from the roof of the Canadian Embassy in Washington. America’s much-maligned health care system is covering more people than ever, a fact lost on many of the 2020 presidential candidates, who keep debating polarizing ideas about how to set up coverage, from Sen. Bernie Sanders’ call for replacing private insurance with a government plan, to President Donald Trump’s determination to erase “Obamacare.” (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
July 27, 2019 - 9:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — America's much-maligned health care system is covering 9 out of 10 people, a fact that hasn't stopped the 2020 presidential candidates from refighting battles about how to provide coverage, from Bernie Sanders' call for replacing private insurance with a government plan to...
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Mayor Bill de Blasio Shutdown
WCBS 880
January 09, 2019 - 1:37 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio made national headlines Tuesday with his announcement that the city would offer health coverage to all New Yorkers whether or not they can afford it or are undocumented.
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Mayor De Blasio
Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY
January 08, 2019 - 2:24 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday that New York City will begin guaranteeing comprehensive health care to every resident, regardless of immigration status or ability to pay.
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First responders at Ground Zero
Frank Becerra Jr./The Journal News
December 18, 2018 - 9:13 am
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s October sick leave deal with the city’s largest union has not trickled down to other unions representing city employees sickened in the Sept. 11 terrorist attack, and those workers are still being forced to choose between taking time off for their health or showing up to work...
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Latino health care
WCBS 880
December 15, 2018 - 4:42 pm
The city’s Latinos remain at a higher risk for preventable diseases like obesity, diabetes, heart disease and asthma, and now there’s a new push to address some of the reasons behind it.
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Obamacare Affordable Care Act
Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images
December 15, 2018 - 10:32 am
A conservative federal judge in Texas has ruled the Affordable Care Act "invalid" on the eve of the sign-up deadline for next year. But with appeals certain, even the Trump White House said the law will remain in place for now.
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New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center
Anthony Behar
November 17, 2018 - 2:10 pm
Operations at hospitals in the city may cost you more or less, depending on the hospital you choose, according to a new report.
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President Donald Trump
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
July 08, 2018 - 2:00 pm
The Trump administration says it's freezing payments under an “Obamacare” program that protects insurers with sicker patients from financial losses.
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