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Early Years of AIDS: Deaths Fuel Fear
September 4, 1985 at 12:00 AM EDT
5020323785Early Years of AIDS: Deaths Fuel FearBy 1985, AIDS claimed more than 6,000 lives. Fear of the disease was widespread in neighborhoods, schools and businesses.1985-09-04 18:00:00disabled1967244047true65321Using creative marketing to sell health care enrollmentA brutally cold winter has covered the Great Lakes with more ice than they have seen since 1979. Special correspondent Elizabeth Bracket of WTTW reports on the struggle to keep shipping lanes open to Chicago’s ice-clogged harbor to Lake Michigan.2014-03-11 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/photos-2013-11-13-187238643-320x196.jpg2365197602McmnuwlfDRA65247Expectant mothers learn long-term benefits of eating wellPregnant women who skip meals or don't eat nutritious foods may be at greater risk for health problems. Under the Affordable Care Act, home visiting projects have received more funding for preventative care work like teaching new moms and mothers-to-be about eating well. Hari Sreenivasan reports on how health professionals in Arkansas are working to prevent the domino effect of malnutrition.2014-03-10 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/nutrition-320x196.jpg2365196623eqgn2_xVe_I65005Is Alzheimer’s even more deadly than we thought?A new study in the journal Neurology finds Alzheimer’s may account for many more deaths than we previously realized. While the CDC ranks the disease as the sixth-leading killer in the U.S., the new study puts the annual death toll at around half-a-million, pushing it up to the third leading cause of death. Hari Sreenivasan learns more from Dr. Bryan James of Rush University Medical Center.2014-03-06 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/110592748-320x196.jpg2365195067fOrwJrjCGUA
By 1985, AIDS claimed more than 6,000 lives. Fear of the disease was widespread in neighborhoods, schools and businesses.
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