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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 18:00:00disabled1967244456true121647Will labeling calorie counts on menus curb obesity rates?Food chains, including restaurants, cafes and even some vending machines, will soon be required to list calorie counts clearly on their menus. Margaret Hamburg of the FDA, the group responsible for the new law, speaks with Judy Ifill on the organization’s goal to reduce obesity and the restaurant industry’s responses.2014-11-25 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/3226095247_69d83fa93a_o-320x196.jpg2365377357dskot2KML-I120864How does video of economist’s ACA criticism hurt the law?While the Obama administration heralded the much smoother launch of a second round of health care enrollment, a video came to light featuring a former consultant on the Affordable Care Act which created serious political blowback. Judy Woodruff explores the fallout with Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News and Louise Radnofsky of The Wall Street Journal.2014-11-17 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/aca_gruber-320x196.jpeg2365370875lXIPqAHJqlg120663Massachusetts town mulls nation's first total tobacco banThe town of Westminster, Mass., could become the first in the nation to ban the sale of tobacco products if a proposal from the city's board of health passes in December. The unprecedented pitch would ban the sale cigarettes, chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes within the city. Proponents cite reduced health risks, whereas some residents and local businesses say jobs and consumer freedom is at stake.2014-11-15 00:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/tobacco-320x196.png2365369827cyRMKKVm2dk
As more black Americans became infected with HIV, activists spread their message of prevention on the streets and through churches.
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