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Fighting AIDS in the Black Community
February 9, 1989 at 12:00 AM EDT
5046223782Fighting AIDS in the Black CommunityAs more black Americans became infected with HIV, activists spread their message of prevention on the streets and through churches.1989-02-09 18:00:00disabled1967244456false139420Movement urges death conversations among loved onesA growing national movement to normalize end-of-life discussions among family and friends has gained traction in recent months. As Medicare considers whether to cover such conversations with physicians, The Conversation Project, a Boston-based non-profit, is highlighting the importance of talking openly about dying. Special Correspondent Lynn Sherr reports.2015-03-27 12:00 amhttp://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/conversation-320x196.jpgS7RD85nF-70139301House approves permanent fix for Medicare doctor paymentFor more than a decade, doctors who treat Medicare patients have been threatened with pay cuts due to a faulty formula of how doctors are reimbursed. But in a rare bipartisan agreement, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a deal to permanently end the problem and reward quality of care, not quantity. Gwen Ifill learns more from Mary Agnes Carey of Kaiser Health News.2015-03-26 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/467619838-320x196.jpg2365451910ylVF44lpbeU139194Designing robots for the front lines of the Ebola crisisRobots have been used for search and rescue operations after disasters when conditions were too difficult or dangerous for humans. Now, disease-resistant robots are being developed for use in the Ebola crisis. Special correspondent Mary Jo Brooks reports.2015-03-25 06:00 pmhttp://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/ebolarobot1-320x196.jpeglCqLfDX1Ilg
As more black Americans became infected with HIV, activists spread their message of prevention on the streets and through churches.
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