Healthcare

18 Dec 2018

Two Women Paid Off $1.5 Million in Medical Debt For Strangers

By Katie Robbins How would you like to wake up this holiday season to find a letter in your mailbox announcing a complete stranger has paid off your medical bills just because they wanted to? That’s exactly what two activists with the Campaign for New York Health did for over

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17 Nov 2018

The ‘Costco of Weed’ Opens in the Bay Area

We got to talk to Flower Company co-founder Tony Diepenbrock at length about their ‘no middlemen’ service, and how they keep prices so low

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01 Nov 2018

Last Minute Get Out The Vote Efforts In New York

The mid-terms are days away. This is the homestretch. Voting is incredibly important but so is getting OTHER people to vote. The only way to correct some of the awful things that Trump has done (and will continue to do) is to help turn the so called ‘Blue Wave into

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12 Oct 2018

The Time I Went To A No-Insurance Dentist

Fresh outta high school, I moved out of my parents house and in with my first super serious girlfriend. In hindsight, this was a mistake. But at the time, I didn’t see the signs. She was a soul sucking nightmare of a woman…but god, she was sexy and great in

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10 Oct 2018

How to Get a Medical Marijuana Card in New York

As I’m writing this it has been 20 minutes since police began raiding my neighbor’s crib. This isn’t the first time, but with the daunting cloud of gentrification looming over my neighborhood of Washington Heights I’m positive it’ll be one of the last I’ll experience. I’ve witnessed my fair share

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06 Sep 2018

Surviving ADHD as an Adult

By Rachel Fogletto So, you’ve been diagnosed with ADHD as an adult, and you’re probably thinking, “What do I even do with this information?” If you’re anything like me, you’ll write a painfully funny standup bit about it and pray your doctor doesn’t ever look you up on YouTube. If

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28 Aug 2018

Now There’s At-Home HIV Testing and PrEP Prescriptions

There are over 16,000 people estimated to be living with HIV in San Francisco and over 100,000 in New York City. While we are decades past the AIDS Crisis of the 1980’s HIV is still being spread. It doesn’t discriminate against Straight/Gay/Bi/Trans people. If you’re having sex, you’re at risk,

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22 Jul 2018

Why America’s Healthcare Model Is So Inferior

America spends 17% of its GDP on healthcare, which is over 50% higher than the next two developed nations Taiwan and Switzerland which are 11% of GDP. The financial metrics are only one part of looking at the input and outcomes of the health-care system, one must factor in availability,

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