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Caroline Lewis is on the health care beat for WNYC and Gothamist — and also covers cannabis, both with an eye towards equity and accountability. She was previously a health care reporter for Crain’s New York Business. Lewis has a degree from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism and is a native New Yorker, although she has left occasionally. She did a Fulbright in Chile in 2011 and is fluent in Spanish. She now resides in Brooklyn.

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City officials are debating a pilot program that would pay people to help keep needles off of sidewalks and out of parks.


EMS union leaders say turnover within the agency, due to a combination of stress and inadequate pay, contributes to a loss of expertise and periodic understaffing.


This new research arrives at a time when advocates in New York are already urging city and state officials to invest more in behavioral health services for young people.


Some New Yorkers and Jerseyans are fighting charges of hundreds of dollars for tests they thought would be free.


Here's your guide to finding the updated COVID-19 boosters and what they mean for your body’s protection against the coronavirus.


Mayor Eric Adams signed a package of bills into law Tuesday afternoon that aim to improve maternal health and create more equitable outcomes for pregnant New Yorkers.


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