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The Debate over Students with AIDS in Schools
September 5, 1985 at 12:00 AM EST
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 18:00:00disabled1967244488true133126A push to use the human genome to make medicine more precisePresident Obama introduced a new plan to create a database of genetic information of a million Americans in order to better tailor medical treatments for groups of patients. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien interviews Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, about the potential of precision medicine, privacy concerns and political roadblocks.2015-01-30 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Personalized-Medicine-DE-VINI-MAN-TEST-TUBES-MEDICAL-MONITOR-320x196.jpg2365415572B2ujNbGdLTE132910Promising heroin treatment unavailable in many statesMore than 90 percent of heroin users who detox cold turkey will relapse, but there’s a dispute over prescribing drugs to help addicts get clean and keep them from deadly overdoses. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Ryan Grim of The Huffington Post about the recent rise of heroin and the debate over addiction treatment.2015-01-28 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/129378493-320x196.jpg2365413329FlUMQQKoK6Y132596Vaccine could have saved victims from measles outbreakU.S. health officials say the recent measles outbreak that began at Disneyland in Southern California continues to ripple across the nation with approximately 100 cases reported so far. How great a risk does this pose and how can people protect their children? Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci joins Hari Sreenivasan for more.2015-01-25 18:39:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/RTR2P682-320x196.jpg2365410965vnNjxmWmPoQ
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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