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Small Victories in ACA Replacement Prove Protests Are Worth It

Small Victories in ACA Replacement Prove Protests Are Worth It

WSN Editorial Board

March 8, 2017


Filed under OPINION

While many on the right have called these protests pointless and a waste of time, the decision to keep young adults covered proves that the GOP is being influenced by the pressure coming from young protestors.

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The Affordable Nobody Cares Act

The Affordable Nobody Cares Act

Kate Holland, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2017


Filed under OPINION

More importantly, if so many Americans are insured by the ACA, why are Republicans threatening the law with no alternative healthcare plan under way?

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People Rally for Pro-Planned Parenthood

People Rally for Pro-Planned Parenthood

Miranda Levingston, Deputy News Editor

February 11, 2017


Filed under City News, NEWS, University News

Students and prominent feminist figures gathered in Washington Square Park in support of Planned Parenthood today.

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Staff Rants: Oct. 25-Nov. 1

Staff Rants: Oct. 25-Nov. 1

WSN Staff

November 1, 2016


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

Our staff felt some bad vibes this week from the music industry, healthcare providers and umbrella-wielding New Yorkers. Read their takes below.

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Single Payer Healthcare Blazes Trail While Remaining A Practical Option

Single Payer Healthcare Blazes Trail While Remaining A Practical Option

Anand Balaji, Staff Writer

February 3, 2016


Filed under OPINION

Single-payer health care has been plagued by misinformation, but a close examination of its promised reforms shows that it is the logical step forward.

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NYU to host first healthcare makerthon over weekend

NYU to host first healthcare makerthon over weekend

Ludovica Grieco, Staff Writer

November 12, 2015


Filed under NEWS, University News

NYU is kicking off it's first Healthcare Innovation Makerthon this weekend to find solutions to the biggest problems in healthcare today.

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Privacy loss, price discounts do not mix

Privacy loss, price discounts do not mix

Tommy Collison, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 13, 2015


Filed under OPINION

Insurance companies monetizing customer's private data is part of a dangerous trend of businesses profiting off of the private data of their customers.

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NY state physician ratings site necessary

NY state physician ratings site necessary

Tess Woosley, Opinion Editor

March 3, 2015


Filed under OPINION

NY State physician rating website should be improved, not shut down.

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Harry’s Take: Should the U.S. have a first lady?

Harry’s Take: Should the U.S. have a first lady?

March 30, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

First lady Michelle Obama made a notably successful and uncontroversial trip to China last week — only her third solo trip during her time in office. She has rarely made forays into foreign affairs — instead focusing on the nation’s eating habits, which is why this trip seemed such an unusual...

States should increase focus on mental illness

States should increase focus on mental illness

Christina Coleburn, Staff Columnist

December 2, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

A tragic incident involving a Virginia politician has revitalized the national conversation about the prioritization of mental health care. On Nov. 19, state senator and former gubernatorial candidate Creigh Deeds was stabbed multiple times by his 24-year-old son Austin Deeds, who took his own life after the altercation. A report from the Richmond Times-Dispatch revealed the young man was taken to a commu...

Obamacare website glitches do not reflect problems in the law

Obamacare website glitches do not reflect problems in the law

October 21, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

President Barack Obama’s health care website, healthcare.gov, has been plagued by serious technical glitches such as garbled text, error messages and page-loading delays since it launched three weeks ago. The problems have yet to be fixed. Meanwhile, millions of insurance seekers have not been able t...

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