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As NYC declares emergency over measles outbreak in small area, larger city is threatened

A measles outbreak among a small segment of schoolchildren in New York has prompted the city’s Mayor Bill de Blasio to declare the public health crisis an emergency in parts of Brooklyn. But the actual danger is the sheer number of children in the the NYC public school system that go unvaccinated — which threatens… Read More »

Viewpoints: Voters Weighed In With ‘Hands-Off’ Message About Medicare, Medicaid; Small Tweaks Won’t Help Health Care System

Editorial writers weigh in on these health care topics and others. The Hill: Voters On Both Sides Chose People Who Pledged To Protect Social Security, Medicare And Medicaid The results of November’s U.S. House elections were — among other things — a seemingly loud rebuke of right-wing economic policies.  Yet, scarcely a month after the… Read More »