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Civic Center »

De Blasio Looks to Purge Health Care Rolls to Save Millions

A plan to remove 20,000 ineligible city health insurance enrollees is estimated to save $400 million.

Lower East Side »

How to Find a Primary Care Doctor Under Obamacare

With thousands of New Yorkers newly insured, many patients are looking for primary care doctors.

Civic Center »

New York's Obamacare Sign-Up Site Crashes After 2 Million Visits in 2 Hours

The New York State of Health online marketplace for insurance went down just after going live Tuesday.

Civic Center »

10 Essential Tips for Getting Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act

DNAinfo New York talked to experts to answer 10 common questions asked about Obamacare.

Prospect Heights »

Most Barclays Center Jobs Are Part-Time With No Benefits

Of the 2,000 jobs at the Barclays Center, 1,900 are part-time and don't have benefits, officials said.

Bed-Stuy »

Brooklyn Hairdresser Raises Money for Her Own Gender Surgery

Bryn Kelly has started a campaign to raise money for her own gender-confirming surgery.

Morningside Heights »

Columbia Reverses Decision to Cut Funds for Student Abortions

Columbia will now cover the abortions of all students, even those not enrolled in its health plan.

Long Island City »

LIC Comedy Club Holding Fundraiser for Aurora Shooting Victim

Caleb Medley, an aspiring comic from Colorado is clinging to life.

Upper West Side »

Beloved Goodrich Pharmacy Closes Its Doors as Another Duane Reade Opens

Goodrich Pharmacy is forced out as insurance reimbursement drops and mega pharmacies open. 

South Bronx »

Lincoln Hospital to Let Artists Trade Talent for Treatment

Uninsured artists can exchange artwork for health care credit at Lincoln Hospital on 149th Street.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Women Resort to Over-the-Counter Remedies to End Pregnancies in WaHi

Women turn to over-the-counter remedies to end unwanted pregnancies in Washington Heights, sources say.

Downtown »

Occupy Wall Street's Medical Volunteers Fill Health Care Gaps

Protesters who have not seen a doctor in years are getting free healthcare at Occupy Wall Street.

Downtown »

Bloomberg Believes in Link Between 9/11 Toxins and Cancer

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he believes science will eventually prove a link between cancer and exposure to toxins at Ground Zero.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Russell Simmons Pledges to Help With DJ Kool Herc's Medical Bills

Russell Simmons, the founder of Def Jam Records, said he'd help his friend pay mounting medical bills.

Manhattan »

OTB Retirees Will Lose Health Care Unless State Steps In, Officials Say

Retired employees of Off-Track Betting could lose all health care benefits unless the state takes over the costs.