Kudos to Mayor Bloomberg, local prosecutors and medical folks for moving to sharply limit the amount of prescription painkillers doled out in emergency rooms in the city's 11 public hospitals. It's about time someone took on the over-prescribing of highly addictive drugs like oxycodone and hydrocodo ... More >>
Some New York hospitals are in the business of screwing over poor people as much as they are in the business of providing healthcare, a new report has found.
According to the Community Service Society, most of the state's medical centers tend to violate debt collection regulations -- which p ... More >>
Audit: Women might die waiting for their mammograms
City Controller John C. Liu said that hundreds of New York's women will face dangerous waits for mammograms, according to the Spanish-language daily.
Liu's announcement is the result of an internal audit of nine Health and Hospitals Corpo ... More >>
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October 15, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 42
The New Abortion Law: Back to the Quacks
By Robin Reisig
If you need an abortion after next Monday, when New York City's new health code on abortions becomes law, you may find yourself driven back to " ... More >>