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The Debate over Students with AIDS in Schools
September 5, 1985 at 12:00 AM EDT
5518723784The Debate over Students with AIDS in SchoolsThe New York City school board faced tough choices on AIDS policy in 1985, while AIDS patient Ryan White fought to be allowed in Indiana schools.1985-09-05 18:00:00disabled1967244488224139How life-saving maternity care came to SomalilandSomaliland, a region of Somalia that lay in ruin from years of war, suffers some of the world's highest rates of infant and maternal mortality. But 15 years ago, Edna Adan fulfilled a lifelong dream by building a nonprofit hospital and nursing school to address the health needs of women. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports.2017-08-09 06:00 pmhttp://d3i6fh83elv35t.cloudfront.net/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/fgm1-e1502324896179-320x196.jpg3003645966ZGnQPZ2Nrdo224138How industrial farming techniques can breed superbugsAs high-density, industrial-scale livestock farms have become fertile breeding grounds for disease, they’ve also become a major source of drug-resistant superbugs. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien and economics correspondent Paul Solman team up to report on how scientists are studying how superbugs can get into the food supply.2017-08-09 06:00 pmhttp://d3i6fh83elv35t.cloudfront.net/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/RTR427ZJ-320x196.jpg3003644857F9b4KTJM8ps224022Nashville’s mayor loses son to an opioid overdoseAs mayor of Nashville, Megan Barry has dealt with an increase in the number of overdose deaths, a problem that touches all corners of the country. Now it's a tragedy that touches her own family; her son Max died after an apparent overdose late last month. As she begins to speak publically about her loss, Barry joins Lisa Desjardins to explain what steps she’s taking in her city.2017-08-08 07:30 pmhttp://d3i6fh83elv35t.cloudfront.net/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/opioids-e1502236456719-320x196.jpg30036044863rQABuoTP1g
The New York City school board faced tough choices on AIDS policy in 1985, while AIDS patient Ryan White fought to be allowed in Indiana schools.
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