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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 18:00:00disabled1967244047196580Who will pay for water cleanup divides urban, rural IowaIowa is home to some of the richest farmland in the country, but the Des Moines Water Works says that has come with an environmental price. The city water authority has filed a lawsuit against three rural counties claiming that nitrate from fertilizer is contaminating their urban water supply. Special correspondent David Biello reports for Detroit Public Television.2016-10-25 18:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/water1-e1477438880584-320x196.jpg2365875643pl6qhdHUCLc196574How Obamacare premium hikes affect politics and your walletThe new enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act is about to begin and there are some changes in both price -- double-digit percentage increases for premiums on average -- and choice. Judy Woodruff learns more from Mary Agnes Carey of Kaiser Health News and Reid Wilson of The Hill, and gets the perspectives of people around the country who are weighing their options.2016-10-25 18:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/RTX2PMAL-320x196.jpg2365875676Le3UMXlgT8I195785Can ordinary citizens help fill gaps in health care?In the midst of radical changes in health care policy, some U.S. providers are looking to an unlikely model: Sub-Saharan Africa, where ordinary citizens are trained as medical support for their communities. In the U.S., City Health Works is following suit, using community members to form long-term relationships with patients to fill gaps in care. Special correspondent Sarah Varney reports.2016-10-17 18:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/hands1-e1476748317275-320x196.jpg2365868338kVto162kiHY
By 1985, AIDS claimed more than 6,000 lives. Fear of the disease was widespread in neighborhoods, schools and businesses.
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