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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 18:00:00disabled1967244488false139420Movement urges death conversations among loved onesA growing national movement to normalize end-of-life discussions among family and friends has gained traction in recent months. As Medicare considers whether to cover such conversations with physicians, The Conversation Project, a Boston-based non-profit, is highlighting the importance of talking openly about dying. Special Correspondent Lynn Sherr reports.2015-03-27 12:00 amhttp://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/conversation-320x196.jpgS7RD85nF-70139301House approves permanent fix for Medicare doctor paymentFor more than a decade, doctors who treat Medicare patients have been threatened with pay cuts due to a faulty formula of how doctors are reimbursed. But in a rare bipartisan agreement, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a deal to permanently end the problem and reward quality of care, not quantity. Gwen Ifill learns more from Mary Agnes Carey of Kaiser Health News.2015-03-26 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/467619838-320x196.jpg2365451910ylVF44lpbeU139194Designing robots for the front lines of the Ebola crisisRobots have been used for search and rescue operations after disasters when conditions were too difficult or dangerous for humans. Now, disease-resistant robots are being developed for use in the Ebola crisis. Special correspondent Mary Jo Brooks reports.2015-03-25 06:00 pmhttp://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/ebolarobot1-320x196.jpeglCqLfDX1Ilg
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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