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Metrofocus: April 27, 2022
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MetroFocus | April 27, 2022
Tonight we meet Dr. Stella Safo, a Mt. Sinai primary care physician who is immunosuppressed and 9 months pregnant and tells MetroFocus she is devastated by the lifting of the mask mandates and fears for her safety. Then we meet the mother and daughter cannabis pioneers whose harvest is also ...
LIFTING THE MASK MANDATE
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MetroFocus | April 27, 2022
COVID cases are up but masks are coming down. Shifting rules around masking means that the most vulnerable people may be increasingly less protected. Tonight we meet Dr. Stella Safo, a Mt. Sinai primary care physician who is immunosuppressed and 9 months pregnant and tells MetroFocus she is devastated by ...
Metrofocus: April 26, 2022
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MetroFocus | April 26, 2022
In tonight’s conversation we preview The WNET Group’s upcoming virtual town hall series, Grace Under Pressure. Over the next five weeks the series will examine mental health from the perspectives of five groups of essential workers who help hold our communities together - healthcare workers, teachers, mental health professionals, activists, ...
Metrofocus: April 25, 2022
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MetroFocus | April 25, 2022
Tonight front page newcomer Hannah Meyers, director of policing and public safety at the Manhattan Institute and a former NYPD intelligence analyst joins Kimberly Peeler-Allen – visiting practitioner at The Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University and senior adviser to attorney general Letitia James’s reelection campaign and ...
Metrofocus: April 21, 2022
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MetroFocus | April 21, 2022
Tonight, New York City council member and part of the LGBTQ caucus, Chi Ossé joins us to discuss NYC Mayor Adams campaign against Florida's "Don't Say Gay" law. Also, outspoken author, activist, and founder of “The Moral Courage Project” at USC, Irshad Manj, offers perspective on labels, gender roles, and ...
Metrofocus: April 20, 2022
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MetroFocus | April 20, 2022
Executive Director for The Nature Conservancy in New York, Bill Ulfelder shares the lifestyle tips and changes you can make right now to protect the planet. Also, Jerome Foster II is the youngest White House Advisor ever. Tonight he joins us to talk about the impact of climate change on ...
Metrofocus: April 19, 2022
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MetroFocus | April 19, 2022
Dr. Andy Shih, the Chief Science Officer for Autism Speaks joins us tonight to break down what autism looks like and share what Autism Speaks is doing to raise awareness. Also, Bruce Shapiro, executive director of the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma at Columbia University joins us to discuss ...
THE MANY FACES OF AUTISM
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MetroFocus | April 19, 2022
According to Dr. Andy Shih, the Chief Science Officer for Autism Speaks, there is nothing about autism that should prevent those who have it from living full, successful, and happy lives so long as society adapts to become a bit more inclusive. He joins us tonight to break down what ...