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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 18:00:00disabled1967244047219652For vulnerable Californians, Medicaid is a lifeline at riskFourteen million Medicaid recipients could lose their health coverage under the GOP House Obamacare replacement bill, and reports suggest the Senate version would make even deeper cuts. California, where 1.2 million resident gained health insurance under the Medicaid expansion, stands to lose more than any other state. Special correspondent Cat Wise reports from Los Angeles.2017-06-21 06:00 pmhttp://d3i6fh83elv35t.cloudfront.net/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/jeopardy1-e1498089989154-320x196.jpg3002135681GHA9M0RJ3xQ219627Will the Senate’s health care proposal sway key Republicans?Republican Senate leaders plan to release their proposal for health care on Thursday after weeks of work behind closed doors. The Washington Post reported a draft largely mirrors the House version, but with some notable changes. Hari Sreenivasan learns more from Lisa Desjardins.2017-06-21 06:00 pmhttp://d3i6fh83elv35t.cloudfront.net/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/RTS182LP-e1498137229479-320x196.jpg3002129315LrhpLFijtxY219530Helping high-risk patients in rural areas with basic needsWhile lawmakers spar over the future of health care, pilot projects on the ground are focusing on how to improve the lives of low-income patients. Special correspondent Jackie Judd reports on on one such program in Montana, where health care players team up to identify high-needs patients and go well beyond the traditional bounds of medical care to prevent routine visits to the emergency room.2017-06-20 06:00 pmhttp://d3i6fh83elv35t.cloudfront.net/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/health2-e1498003604575-320x196.jpg3002094659GyKQBhAM_ek
By 1985, AIDS claimed more than 6,000 lives. Fear of the disease was widespread in neighborhoods, schools and businesses.
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