April 8, 2004 Commentator Joe Wright is in his second year of medical school, and sometimes he can't believe how much science he's absorbed in the last year in a half. Here's one thing he's learned from science that he'd like to share... about heat shock proteins.
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January 17, 2004 Uganda's devastating AIDS epidemic spawned the "ABC" program for awareness and prevention: abstain, be careful, use condoms. But young people are still putting themselves at risk -- and getting a mixed message about the disease. NPR's Brenda Wilson reports.
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December 1, 2003 Although the world's attention is focused on the growing AIDS epidemic in Africa and Asia, patients in the U.S. often lack medication and treatment. AIDS activists in the United States are concerned with cutbacks at a time when there are indications of a resurgence of domestic cases. NPR's Brenda Wilson reports.
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November 12, 1999 As many as 3,000 "mental hygiene" films were shown in schools in the years after the Second World War. They provide lessons about dating, manners and delinquency, all wrapped up in a tidy 10-minute package. Lost and Found Sound got a tour through these films from author Ken Smith.
November 7, 1997 Experts agree you can't fight the sniffles by avoiding the outdoors. In fact, most people get ill by staying in, breathing air contaminated by sick people. When a cold hits, some turn to alternative remedies. While they're popular, science isn't exactly behind them.
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