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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 18:00:00disabled1967244473181961New ‘superbug’ becomes first drug-proof bacteria to hit U.SA 49-year-old Pennsylvania woman has been found carrying a strain of E. coli that is resistant to last-resort antibiotics, which researchers say marks the first appearance of a drug-proof bacteria on U.S. soil. Scientists in Pennsylvania are working with the Centers for Disease Control to find a way to fight the superbug. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Dr. Beth Bell of the CDC for more.2016-05-26 18:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/RTR1XRUZ-320x196.jpg2365766000NGe_xnvR4LU181837Scientists track health fallout of nuclear bombing of JapanMore than 70 years have passed since the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the long-term health effects of nuclear radiation are still not fully known. But American and Japanese scientists have been studying survivors since the end of the war, and are uncovering valuable information about how to fight and prevent the bombs’ atomic consequences. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien reports.2016-05-25 18:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/RTSF5H2-320x196.jpg2365764140b293Ok7FLV4181835Long wait times for health care still dogging troubled VAWhen Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald compared the exceptionally-long wait times veterans still endure to get health care to lines at Disneyland, a national firestorm erupted. House Speaker Paul Ryan said his words reflected a “culture of indifference” and McDonald apologized, but two years after the first VA scandal, wait times are still a major problem. Hari Sreenivasan reports.2016-05-25 18:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/458810190-320x196.jpg2365764133-NzdCxvBpdE
Some HIV-positive people lost jobs because of their status, but others found companies surprisingly supportive and concerned.
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