Religious exemptions for vaccinations are no longer available. With the start of the school year, some parents face a reckoning

Quick Read

New York lags behind other states in vetting nurses and moving to discipline those who are incompetent or commit crimes. Often, even those disciplined by other states or New York agencies hold clear licenses

Quick Read

A group of patients and doctors are filing a lawsuit Wednesday asking New York courts to rule that medically-assisted suicide is legal in the state

Quick Read

Regulating Rites

September 11, 2012

Although obtaining parental consent for ritual circumcision that includes metzizah b’peh (direct orogenital suction) is a necessary and appropriate step, some commentators have suggested that it is not sufficient

Read More