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Joanne Kaufman

October 15, 2001 | Strong Medicine
Click and Cure

Doctors use the Internet to solve medical mysteries and bone up on trends, but so do their patients -- not that there's anything wrong with that. . . .

September 10, 2001 | Strong Medicine

Your hospital has a little secret: To save money on staff in these days of cost-cutting, it's been hiring more doctors who are just passing through.

August 13, 2001 | Strong Medicine
Co-pay or Play

Joining lots of HMOs has become the surefire way for a young doctor to build a thriving practice before bailing out -- leaving patients to pay full fees or switch M.D.'s.

May 7, 2001 | Feature
And Baby Makes ... Four

The first challenge of parenthood comes before the stork arrives: To whom will you entrust your child's medical care? We've cornered ten of the city's best pediatricians -- and some of the parents who depend on them -- to talk about everything from their treatment styles to the treats you'll find in their offices.

July 10, 2000 | Feature
She Said What?

In Rebecca Gilman's shocker of a play, Spinning Into Butter, a white do-good dean finally explodes in a racist tirade. Get ready to squirm.

May 15, 2000 | Feature
What's My Line?

Bruce Vilanch has been feeding funny words to big stars for years. With Almost Famous, he finally gets his own say.

January 3, 2000 | Feature
Shall We Dance?

Ten years after taking over the American Dance Theater, Judith Jamison -- Alvin Ailey's astonishing muse -- celebrates with a Kennedy Center Honor.

November 15, 1999 | Feature
Knock on Wood

A movie star wonders: Is there room in this town for more than one Woody?

September 13, 1999 | Feature
Theater: Alien Being

Rare is the British songbird whom Broadway will clasp to its heart. Get ready for Putting it Together's Ruthie Henshall.

May 10, 1999 | Feature
Manhattan Mother Lode

The things that have made the city a tourist magnet -- safety, culture, 24-hour bistros -- have also made it the best place to raise kids again. Just ask anyone who's traded God's half-acre for a classic seven.

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