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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 18:00:00disabled1967244456191172A psychologist on ‘making disability sexy’Dr. Danielle Sheypuk is attempting to derail the stigma around sex and people with physical disabilities. Born with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 2, Sheypuk knows what it’s like to have a disability -- and a sex life. But she worries that popular culture tends to show only able-bodied individuals having sex in traditional ways. This is her Brief but Spectacular take on how “anything can be sexy.”2016-08-25 06:00 pmhttp://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/GettyImages-477718729-1-320x196.jpgd_ncz0Twbm4191088Price of EpiPens spikes, causing major health concernsNearly everyone knows someone who carries an EpiPen due to a severe allergy. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn) is no different -- as a child, her daughter almost died from a reaction to nuts. But Mylan, the company that produces EpiPens, has quintupled their price since 2003, making it harder for people with allergies to stay safe. John Yang asks Klobuchar about her legislative efforts to intervene.2016-08-24 06:00 pmhttp://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/RTX2MWU3-320x196.jpgx5DaLpVwnHY191014Why we should think of sexual intimacy in terms of pizzaIn her new book “Girls and Sex,” Peggy Orenstein suggests that we re-think sexual intimacy, in both education and our everyday lives. While she acknowledges the importance of the national debate on campus sexual assault, Orenstein also urges us to broaden our definition of "sex" and talk candidly about what happens after consent -- arguing that if we don't guide our teenagers, pop culture will.2016-08-23 06:00 pmhttp://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/GettyImages-566044969-320x196.jpgSd2uG5xI_ms
As more black Americans became infected with HIV, activists spread their message of prevention on the streets and through churches.
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