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Video: How the city is changing for all ages
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:01:00 EST
Numbers affect New Yorkers at every stage of life, from a newborn in Brooklyn to a 102-year-old in the Bronx.

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Obama offers new accommodations on birth control
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:47:00 EST
Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of paying for birth control for...

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City Council bill to make kids' fast food healthier
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:47:00 EST
Happy Meals might soon need to get healthier. A New York City councilman is introducing legislation that would set stricter nutritional standards for meals served with toys. The bill would prohibit...

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Crain's summit to peek into the future of health care
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:01:00 EST
After 18 months of negotiations, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced in April that New York state had finally made a deal with the federal government on the terms of what he called a "groundbreaking," $8...

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Metropolitan Opera, unions avert strike
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:10:00 EST
The show will go on at the Metropolitan Opera after all. The company reached a deal early Wednesday morning with its stagehands, ending weeks of tense negotiations and fears that a lockout would...

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North Shore-LIJ partners with Cleveland Clinic
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:14:00 EST
The North Shore-LIJ Health System is becoming an exclusive partner of the Cleveland Clinic for cardiac care. This marks the first entry into the New York market for the Cleveland Clinic, one of the...

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Restaurateur Danny Meyer shakes up health care
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 00:01:00 EST
The patient—a heavy smoker and an alcoholic—frequently neglected to take his medications, and had no one to help him at home in Jamaica, Queens. Like clockwork, he landed in the hospital...

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Bankers may be ready to believe in themselves again
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:15:00 EST
Wall Street is starting to build itself back up for the first time in years, as the robust stock market and economic recovery lure bankers from their bunkers. Last month, business lender CIT Group,...

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Quantifying de Blasio
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 00:01:00 EST
Bill de Blasio rode to the mayoralty in 2013 on a wave of promises: citywide prekindergarten, more help for the downtrodden, politer policing, fewer traffic deaths and greater focus on the boroughs...

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Triaging New York's doctor shortage
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:01:00 EST
Jo Wiederhorn, president and chief executive of the Associated Medical Schools of New York, advocates for New York state's 16 medical and five dental schools. Medical academia contributes $85 billion...

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