Caroline Lewis

Articles by Caroline Lewis

Caroline Lewis is on the health care beat for WNYC and Gothamist — and also covers cannabis, both with an eye towards equity and accountability. She was previously a health care reporter for Crain’s New York Business. Lewis has a degree from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism and is a native New Yorker, although she has left occasionally. She did a Fulbright in Chile in 2011 and is fluent in Spanish. She now resides in Brooklyn.

Not everyone with diabetes is benefiting from new price caps on insulin, as out-of-pocket costs depend on insurers, the type of insulin being taken and whether a patient knows how to access discount programs.

More than half of New Yorkers in a recent poll said they were unaware their Medicaid eligibility would soon be under scrutiny due to an end to pandemic-era safeguards.

Rutgers University is one of 50 clinical trial sites for a Lyme disease vaccine that’s being tested nationwide on children aged 5 to 17.

Critics argue that new federal and state legislation is recycling unsuccessful tactics from the war on drugs.

More than 160 resident physicians at the Queens hospital will strike on Monday if a deal isn’t reached.

The city's B-HEARD program, which provides a non-police response to mental health crisis calls, has recently expanded to new neighborhoods. But officials say it's unlikely to operate overnight anytime soon.

If you’re a New Yorker looking for a therapist on a budget, options range from nonprofit clinics to psychiatric training institutes to programs targeting specific communities, such as veterans or rideshare drivers.

Gothamist spoke to mental health workers and advocates about how they would respond in the type of situation that led to Jordan Neely being strangled to death.

Coming out of hibernation on a budget? Shape Up NYC can be used like a low-stakes version of Class Pass.

Safety-net hospitals primarily cater to Medicaid patients, and their funding faces perpetual insecurity in annual budget talks.

State rules make it difficult for some established cannabis investors to enter the retail market.

The governor said on Tuesday that she is currently in talks with lawmakers about how to best approach the issue.

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