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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 18:00:00disabled1967244456true145227Study: Patients should start HIV drugs as early as possibleFederal health officials now say that individuals with HIV should start antiretroviral drugs as soon as they are diagnosed. That announcement was made after a large clinical trial was stopped because the evidence was so overwhelming. But how do you get those drugs to patients who need them around the world? Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institutes of Health joins Judy Woodruff to discuss.2015-05-28 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/FIGHTING-HIV-drug-monitor-320x196.jpg2365499042jbhU7NK6PL8144726The number of hungry seniors has doubled since 2001Nearly one in six senior citizens face the threat of hunger in the United States. Charity and food stamps reach some of these vulnerable Americans, but limited resources and isolation mean many are struggling without receiving help. Special correspondent Sarah Varney reports.2015-05-22 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/DSC_7649-2-320x196.jpg2365496095NooLQbYrTCA143686Retraining the body to lift a food allergy life sentenceExposing infants to certain foods early on could prevent them from developing life-threatening allergies, but what about about those who are already allergic? Special correspondent Cat Wise reports on promising new research that may help some diminish dangerous reactions.2015-05-11 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/peanuts-320x196.jpg2365487084IsYndMr1BTI
As more black Americans became infected with HIV, activists spread their message of prevention on the streets and through churches.
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