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AIDS in the Workplace
April 9, 1987 at 12:00 AM EDT
4891023783AIDS in the WorkplaceSome HIV-positive people lost jobs because of their status, but others found companies surprisingly supportive and concerned.1987-04-09 18:00:00disabled1967244473true140786Is the supplement industry doing enough for consumer safety?Some popular weight loss and workout supplements contain a chemical called BMPEA that includes an ingredient nearly identical to amphetamine, according to a new study. Dr. Pieter Cohen of Harvard Medical School and Daniel Fabricant of the Natural Products Association join Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the safety and regulation of dietary supplements.2015-04-10 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/BUYER-BEWARE-monitor-supplement-vitamin-store-320x196.jpg23654635584v0-fzOl_qI140770How San Francisco plans to 'get to zero' HIV infectionsAn ambitious new plan in San Francisco aims to completely end the transmission of HIV, which infects about 50,000 people every year. And in a city where huge strides have been made in battling the epidemic that's killed tens of thousands of people, public health officials, doctors and activists are increasing their efforts to bring the number of new HIV infections down to zero.2015-04-10 00:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/truvada-320x196.jpg23654635502t4qyXTq5x4140446A hackathon to fashion a contamination-proof Ebola suitIn the recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa, medical professionals taking care of patients were among the most vulnerable to infection. The NewsHour’s Mary Jo Brooks reports on a challenge to design a new Ebola suit that could help prevent the spread of the deadly disease.2015-04-07 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/BETTER-EBOLA-SUIT-monitor-320x196.jpg2365460688k1oUCOBbv4Y
Some HIV-positive people lost jobs because of their status, but others found companies surprisingly supportive and concerned.
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