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Featured, Multimedia

Nonprofits are finally getting paid to treat illness at its source

Nonprofits are finally getting paid to treat illness at its source

Treating New Yorkers with histories of mental illness or substance abuse is particularly costly to taxpayers. But with nonprofits being paid to keep people out of the hospital, that’s about to change.

March 13, 2016 ×


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Insurance co launches a cash-for-health program

But will Amazon gift cards spur healthy behaviors?

December 9, 2014 ×


‘Hands off our hospital’ is the new normal

One hospital tried to close a campus and got hauled into court by disapproving locals. Another attempted to expand, but neighbors said no way. When it comes to health care, community activism is now standard operating procedure.

June 5, 2014 ×

Featured, Writing

Corner-store doctor gains traction in New York

Health clinics inside drugstores, which offer immunizations and treatment for minor conditions, have exploded nationwide but largely bypassed New York. That’s about to change.

March 10, 2014 ×


Medical marijuana may not be kind to hospitals

Hospitals in states where medical pot is legal have steered clear of distributing the drug for fear of running afoul of federal laws—and possibly losing government funding.

March 1, 2014 ×


Why the Affordable Care Act doesn’t work for me

One young freelancer’s misadventures in Obamacare may spell trouble for everyone.

November 11, 2013 ×


The Invention of Debt

Anthropologist David Graeber’s “Debt: The First 5,000 Years” is timely, but would have been just as prescient during the colonization of the Americas.

September 16, 2012 ×