By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012 - 6:41 pm
If the Foxhall Ambulatory Surgical Center did not provide abortions, there would be no reason for it ever to have been built. But the Daily Freeman reports that the clinic currently has no abortion provider, and is unable to find a replacement. Foxhall... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012 - 7:04 pm
Photo of a Shandaken ambulance, from the Shandaken Ambulance Service's Facebook page. Like much of the rural Catskills, the town of Shandaken is a virtual black hole for cell phone coverage. Despite years of efforts by the town and its citizens to lure... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 - 12:24 pm
A century or two ago, country doctors were likely to take a good portion of their pay in things like chickens and vegetables. Today, the idea of bartering for healthcare is alive and well in our own backyard -- and attracting a lot of attention, thanks to... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, Aug. 22, 2011 - 11:13 am
Dear Editor: Recently notice of NYS Healthy NY HMO Aetna's 2012 proposed rate hike and request for commentary was sent out. The rate hike is approximately going up by 26% for next year. This monthly payment is a sincere hardship for sole proprietors... Read more
By Matthew Perry on Thursday, Jun. 23, 2011 - 5:16 pm
Illustration by Flickr user Colin Dunn. Published under Creative Commons license. With the passage of three resolutions, the Delaware County Board of Supervisors effectively privatized a large portion of the county's public health functions last night at... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Sep. 29, 2010 - 12:04 am
If the O+ Festival was nothing more than a brand-new, three-day-long orgy of music, film and art happening all over Kingston, we'd be jazzed about it. But it's more than that. O+ (pronounced “O positive”) is built around an idea that just might transform... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Sep. 29, 2010 - 12:00 am


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