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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 18:00:00disabled1967244047true149153Why foreign retirees are flocking to MexicoIn Mexico, seniors are traditionally cared for in the homes of relatives. But a boom of foreign retirees, many of them Americans, have begun moving to Mexico to live out their years, paying much less for independent and assisted living than in other countries. Special correspondent Kathleen McCleery reports.2015-07-06 06:00 pmhttp://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/20150706_retirement-320x196.jpegvjAet-Af190148705What’s next for Obamacare coverage and cost?Since the Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act, what’s next for ensuring the health of the health reform law? Judy Woodruff speaks to Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell about its successes and what can be improved.2015-07-01 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/burwell-320x196.jpg23655211811d5YSr-vNdA148584Brain stent offers new treatment option for stroke victimsIn the United States, strokes are the fifth leading cause of death. Most strokes are caused by a blood clot in the brain, which can be treated with a time-sensitive medicine, but few get to the hospital in time. Now, the American Heart Association is recommending a special stent to remove clots. Judy Woodruff talk to Dr. William J. Powers of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.2015-06-30 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/TREATING-STROKES-monitor-320x196.jpg2365520315XsEaX6tYNco
By 1985, AIDS claimed more than 6,000 lives. Fear of the disease was widespread in neighborhoods, schools and businesses.
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