State budget director defends Cuomo’s $550 million reversal on health care
State Budget Director Robert Mujica said a decline in expected tax revenue, rising costs of health care and a challenging environment in Washington D.C. led the state last week to eliminate a proposed $550 million boost to Medicaid for fiscal 2020.
NYU to open new medical school on Long Island
The Business Journals
New York University today announced that it is creating a new, three-year medical school on the NYU Winthrop Hospital campus in Mineola, Long Island.
From moonshot to HIV eradication
President Donald Trump’s pledge at his own recent State of the Union to stop HIV’s spread by 2030 has the potential to be a crowning public health achievement — but must overcome a lot more skepticism about his record on both health care and LGBTQ rights.
Bernie Sanders on the issues: where he stands and what could derail him
New York Times
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announces is running for president again, but this time, he isn’t the underdog.