United Health Foundation says from 2016-2019, drug-related deaths, suicide and mental stress increased among people 65+ nationwide. SBN Correspondent Steve Lubetkin has more in this audio news report.
An audio news report on legislation setting and enforcing safe staffing levels for nurses in New York hospitals and nursing homes.
The last operating reactor at the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant was shut down for the last time on Friday, April 30, the culmination of a four-decade debate about safety and environmental concerns.
A new coalition of municipal and county elected officials and law enforcement is encouraging the development of products to prevent unauthorized use of their firearms.
A new contract must adhere to the Healthy Terminals Act, but SBN correspondent Steve Lubetkin reports that the union says contract talks have stalled.
ALBANY, NY (SBN) — In November of 2022, New York voters will have the chance to approve the largest Environmental Bond Act in the history…
Hear more about New York State’s new COVID guidelines for schools in this radio news report from SBN correspondent Steve Lubetkin.
Hearing specialists say people have delayed seeking treatment because of COVID, reports SBN correspondent Steve Lubetkin.
Advocates for people with disabilities say the cap New York put on Medicaid spending in 2011 doesn’t keep pace with growing health-care needs and they’re urging lawmakers to finally repeal it. SBN correspondent Steve Lubetkin reports on the issue.
In this special report, SBN’s Steve Lubetkin describes concerns raised by the New York state teachers union president and a multigenerational family advocate about keeping families safe as schools return to face-to-face education.