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The Monetization of Wellness

The Monetization of Wellness

By Katie Peurrung, Deputy Photo Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Wealth should not be health. Healthy choices should be accessible to everyone, regardless of economic class.

Small Victories in ACA Replacement Prove Protests Are Worth It

Small Victories in ACA Replacement Prove Protests Are Worth It

By 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.

The Affordable Nobody Cares Act

The Affordable Nobody Cares Act

By 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?

People Rally for Pro-Planned Parenthood

People Rally for Pro-Planned Parenthood

By 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.

How Will Trump’s Policies Affect You? We Broke It Down

How Will Trump’s Policies Affect You? We Broke It Down

By Miranda Levingston, Herman Lee, Téa Kvetenadze, and Coco Wang

November 18, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, News, Top Story, Uncategorized

A look at Trump's policies on race, taxes, international relations, healthcare and education.

Staff Rants: Oct. 25-Nov. 1

Staff Rants: Oct. 25-Nov. 1

By 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.

Single Payer Healthcare Blazes Trail While Remaining A Practical Option

Single Payer Healthcare Blazes Trail While Remaining A Practical Option

By 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.

NYU to host first healthcare makerthon over weekend

NYU to host first healthcare makerthon over weekend

By 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.

Privacy loss, price discounts do not mix

Privacy loss, price discounts do not mix

By 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.

NY state physician ratings site necessary

NY state physician ratings site necessary

By Tess Woosley, Opinion Editor

March 3, 2015


Filed under Opinion

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

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

By 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...

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