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'Theater of War' Brings Hope to Wounded Soldiers

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A new concept that uses acting and the theater to help unlock the inner grief and suffering that many soldiers bring back from war zones is catching on.

Scientists Develop Ebola-fighting Robots

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Dive into the technology scientists are developing to fight viruses with this video and educational resources from PBS NewsHour from March 26, 2015.

How Lead Went from Household Staple to Dangerous Toxin | PBS NewsHour

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Learn why lead exposure is still a concern throughout the country with this video and educational resources from PBS NewsHour from October 12, 2016.

How Does a Computer Diagnose Cancer?

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Discover how strides in artificial intelligence assist doctors with this video and educational resources from PBS NewsHour from May 12, 2015.

Modifying Cell Genes Could Help Beat Blood Cancer

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Discover how an experimental treatment could help leukemia patients with this video and educational resources from PBS NewsHour from March 17, 2015.

Doctors Need Cheaper, Faster Ways to Detect Ebola Virus

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See what is being done to update diagnostic tests used in the fight against Ebola with this video and educational resources from PBS NewsHour from June 5, 2015.

Concussions in Youth Athletes

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This Daily News Story from PBS NewsHour Extra was created on October 31st, 2013

While pro football has begun to confront the consequences of concussions, a new report is putting the spotlight on younger athletes. 

 

Paralyzed Man Walks after Groundbreaking New Surgery

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Discover the process behind a groundbreaking surgery that led a paralyzed man to walk again with this video and educational materials from PBS NewsHour from October 21, 2014.

Young Filmmakers Get a Kick Start on a Teen Zombie Movie

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See how two young filmmakers with Down syndrome successfully raised funds for a new movie with this video and educational materials from PBS NewsHour from November 13, 2014.

Making PE Accessible for Students With Disabilities

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Learn how educators are making physical education more inclusive with this video and educational materials from PBS NewsHour from October 27, 2014.

13-year-old's Invention Helping the Blind to Read

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Dive into a new invention allowing the blind to print Braille more easily than ever with this video and educational materials from PBS NewsHour from December 22, 2014.

Healthy School Lunch Menus Spark Political Food Fight

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Use the debate about healthy school lunch rules to show students how Congress works and spark a discussion with this PBS NewsHour video and educational resource from May 30, 2014. The 2010 Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act required schools to use more wholesome ingredients and set fat, sugar and sodium limits. But Republican lawmakers have proposed a one-year waiver, arguing that students won't eat the new offerings or that schools can't afford them.

Poetry Brings Happiness to Troubled Teens

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Help students explore the power of poetry with this PBS NewsHour video from June 3, 2014. The Pongo Teen Writing Project has been working with troubled teens in detention centers, mental health facilities and homeless centers for nearly two decades, taking their stories and turning them into poetry.

Supreme Court Upholds Health Care Law Subsidies

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See how President Obama responded to the Supreme Court's decision to uphold his health care law with this video and educational resources from PBS NewsHour from June 25, 2015.

Chicago Debates How to Stem Gun Violence

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Learn about summer gun violence plaguing Chicago neighborhoods with this video and educational resources from PBS NewsHour from July 20, 2015.

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