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Fighting AIDS in the Black Community
February 9, 1989 at 12:00 AM EST
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 18:00:00disabled1967244456true136349New cancer treatments target disease-causing mutationsSome cutting-edge research is giving new hope to cancer patients. Researchers are zeroing in on the causes of specific cancers and are finding dramatically different ways to fight the disease. To explain the latest findings, Dr. David Hyman from the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center joins Hari Sreenivasan.2015-03-01 11:24:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/RTR2Z2NP1-320x196.jpg23654358203bGhkEJjsCs136269Parents push for new rules in youth soccerIncreased scrutiny over youth soccer, which has become one of the leading causes of concussions for kids in the U.S., has prompted some parents -- including a prominent neurosurgeon and World Cup champion Brandi Chastain -- to petition to take headers out of the game for kids. NewsHour's William Brangham reports.2015-02-28 00:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/soccer-320x196.jpg2365435447_JWMXi8Y2TI136211The extra costs of extra weight for older adultsLifelong obesity, now common in the U.S., is beginning to change how Americans age. Along Alabama's Gulf Coast, one in three adults is obese, and many who have lived with the negative health effects of excess weight are entering their senior years. Special correspondent Sarah Varney of Kaiser Health News reports on the added costs, disabilities and challenges for older obese patients.2015-02-27 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/HEAVY-BURDEN-monitor-320x196.jpg2365435245BTUbIgy4S5o
As more black Americans became infected with HIV, activists spread their message of prevention on the streets and through churches.
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