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Judge Faults Medical Care for Detainees in Latest Sign of Rikers Crisis

A state judge ruled on Tuesday that New York City’s Correction Department had failed to provide detainees with timely medical…

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Business

Child-care benefits could help ease the worker crunch, an advocacy campaign says.

Almost half of mothers with young children who left the work force cited child care as a reason for the…

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Politics

Loss of Pandemic Aid Stresses Hospitals That Treat the Uninsured

NASHVILLE — Mary Howard, a dishwasher with no health insurance, has never had Covid-19. But the coronavirus, she said, caused…

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Health

Medicare Advantage Plans Often Deny Needed Care, Federal Report Finds

Every year, tens of thousands of people enrolled in private Medicare Advantage plans are denied necessary care that should be…

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World

Myanmar faces a health emergency as its military regime targets doctors.

In recent weeks, Myanmar’s security forces have intensified their crackdown on doctors who oppose the military junta that seized power…

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Business

Some Care Workers Are Seeing a Bump in Pay. They’re Working to Make It Last.

Sandra Rosales’s voice takes on an affectionate lilt when she recalls the notes she received from the two girls she…

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World

Republicans and Democrats Agree Child Care Needs Help. Here’s How They Differ.

President Biden visiting a preschool class in North Plainfield, N.J., last fall. He spoke this week about his plan to…

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Health

Cancer Patients Are at High Risk of Depression and Suicide, Studies Find

One day years ago, during her training in neurology, Dr. Corinna Seliger-Behme met a man with end-stage bladder cancer. Before…

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Politics

Biden Aims to Boost Military and Social Spending in 2023 Budget

WASHINGTON — President Biden’s fiscal 2023 budget will call for additional military spending in the face of Russian aggression toward…

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Health

In Difficult Cases, ‘Families Cannot Manage Death at Home’

Where do people most want to be when they die? At home, they tell researchers — in familiar surroundings, in…

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